Lagos - The planned grand reception for Athletics Federation
of Nigeria (AFN) President, Solomon Ogba by the Edo Sports Media Practitioners,
will now hold on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in Lagos.
According the body’s Chairman, Osaretin Emuze and Scribe
Smarts Ebodaghe in a release, the event which is to celebrate Ogba over his
recent award of a Honorary doctorate degree by the prestigious University of
Port Harcourt for his robust contribution to sports development will hold at
Adna Hotel in Ikeja, the Lagos state capital from 6pm prompt.
Also read: Ogba to lead Team Africa
Expected to chair the event is the Chairman of Channels
Television, John Momoh, while Brila FM boss, Larry Izamoje, is expected to
highlight the dignitaries that includes Dan Ngerem, Aisha Falode, Edo FA Chairman, Frank Ilaboya, Tom Joel
Onowakpor and all Sports Editors and Managers of sports in electronic media
Emuze declared that the event will kick-start many others
being planned by the body to honuor illustrious indigenes especially from the
former Bendel State, now Edo and Delta, for their contributions not only to
their states but sports.
“Even the likes of John Momoh and Larry Izamoje are also on
the radar because they have done more than enough for sports development in the
country and soon we will unveil our plans for them.”
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