• Wed. Oct 4th, 2023

Shaibu Bags Best Sports Performing Deputy Governor Award

Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu has been nominated recipient of Nigeria’s Sports Governors Merit Award 2022, clinching the Best Sports Performing Deputy Governor.

In a statement issued by the organizers of the Award, Nigeria Sports Philanthropists Award, Nigeria Sports Governors’ Merit Award 2023, Federal Ministry of Sports & Youth Development, Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN and Society for Promotion of Sports, said the nomination of the Deputy Governor was “in recognition of your unprecedented investments and Achievements in Sports Development in Edo State”.

The Award investiture and dinner will be held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre in FCT-Abuja, on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 6.00 pm.

The Honourable Minister, Ministry of Sports & Youth Development, Mr. Sunday Dare and Engr. Habu Ahmed Gumel, President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, will be the host and co-host of the event.

While Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, Rtd., Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA will be the keynote speaker at the investiture ceremony.

Recall that the Board of Editors and Management of Sun Newspapers voted Rt Hon Comrade Philip Shaibu Sun Newspapers Sports Personality of the Year 2020 for his uncommon contributions to sports development in Edo State. The prestigious award was conferred on him at a colourful ceremony held at the Expo Hall of Eko Hotel, Victoria Island.

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