Lagos - The talented Amaka Ogoegbunam has been rewarded with
university scholarship from the Anambra government.
Ogoegbunam, who previously claimed a silver medal in the
African Athletic Championships, clinched gold in the 400-metre hurdle contest
in Morocco recently.
Governor Willie Obiano presented the award to the burgeoning
female runner in Awka on Tuesday. She also received N1 million - and her coach
Commissioner for youth and sports Tony Nnacheta, meanwhile,
anticipated a strong showing during the National Sports Festival later this
"They will form the core of the team that
will represent the state in the forthcoming National Sports Festival in Calabar
in November," NAN quoted Nnacheta as saying.
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