Sports Minister Joins Golfers at Independence Day Tournament

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Abuja, Nigeria – The IBB International Golf and Country Club witnessed a gathering of renowned golfers as Banjo Obaleye, the club’s captain, welcomed the Honorable Minister of Sports Development for a ceremonial tee-off at the grand finale of the Independence Day Golf Tournament NEGROIDHAVEN can report.

The Minister of Sports, Senator John Owan Enoh, took to the greens and expressed his admiration for the game of golf. He commended the IBB Golf Club for its passion, commitment, and consistency in hosting this prestigious tournament during Nigeria’s Independence anniversary.

Senator Enoh highlighted the broader significance of sports, emphasizing its role in promoting social inclusiveness, diplomacy between nations, fostering friendships, and creating valuable business networks.

With over 500 registered golfers, including participants from Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, and Uganda, this competition has earned a reputation as a globally recognized tournament.

The Minister’s arrival was marked by a warm reception from the club’s captain, Banjo Obaleye, and several other club members, including Senator Mohamed Sanusi Dagash, AVM Monday Riku Morgan, Senator Emmanuel Anosike, and Barrister Eyo O. Ekpo.

During his address, Senator Enoh reiterated his appreciation for the sport and recognized the club’s dedication to hosting this event in celebration of Nigeria’s Independence.

The Minister went on to explore the golf facility, where he had the opportunity to view the numerous trophies won by the club over the years. He engaged in discussions with both members and guest players. A notable highlight of his visit was a brief coaching session, culminating in a ceremonial tee-off alongside Suleiman, the club’s top-ranked player, and Lady Gloria of Uganda.