NSF: Okowa redeems athletes N1m gold medal prize

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Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (right), watching as his wife Dame Edith presents certificate and Cheque to a Gold medalist, Evelyn Paragon at the Reception/Award of Athletes and Officials to the 4th National Youth Games 2018 and the 19th National Sports Festival, Abuja, in Asaba

By Clarkson ogo

 

Governor of Delta state Doctor Ifeanyi Okowa has fulfilled his promise of one million naira each to  agold medalist in the 2018 National Sports Festival/National Youth Games.

 

The Governor said the gesture is to appreciate the Athletes and to encourage them to do more.

 

” Each of the Gold medalist will go home with 1million naira for each Gold medal they won”

“This is to appreciate the Athletes and Coaches that made our state proud by winning both the 2018 National Youth Games and National Sports Festival”.

While presenting the check of the prize money, he advised other Athletes to go to the Sports commission office to collect theirs because of the time factor.

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