Dare, Okowa lead top dignitaries for Sportsville award
Organisers of the yearly Sportsville Awards, yesterday, confirmed that the top dignitaries listed for the 2022 edition of the programme have arrived Lagos for the event scheduled for today at Radisson Hotel, Ikeja.
Among the top sports personalities expected at the event is Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, who is being honoured with a special award.
Chief Executive Officer of Sportsville, Frank Ilaboya, disclosed that everything has been put in place for a memorable show in which guests are to be treated to several side attractions.
Ilaboya said all the 13 distinguished Nigerians to be honoured have signed up to be physically present at the venue to receive their award.
“As we speak, all our awardees are in Lagos to receive their award alongside the Special Guest of Honour, Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu,” Ilaboya said.
Sportsville is honouring 13 sports personalities who have contributed immensely to sports development in the nation.
Aside from Dare, also listed for awards are Delta State Sports Commission Chairman, Tonobok Okowa, his Bayelsa counterpart, Daniel Igali and NFF First Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi.
Others are Mike Itemuagbor, Ayo Omidiran, Olumide Oyedeji, Dr. Danladi Bako, John Momoh, Dr. Sunny Ojeagbase, Ugo Udezue, Bukola Olopade and Chief Segun Odegbami.