NOGIG 2018: NAOC, DPR share gold medals in scrabble
Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) shared the gold medals in the scramble event at the on-going 17th Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Industry Games tagged NOGIG 2018.
Vivien Kagbo representing NAOC won gold medal in the women’s category after amassing 10+1119 points in 12 rounds of game. The silver medal went to Adesanwo Olusola, while Akpagher Vihimga got the bronze medal.
In the men’s category, DPR’s Iyanam Nsikan came tops after withstanding stiff oppositions in 26 rounds of game, garnering 24+2809 points. The silver and bronze went to Shell’s Osikhena Ojior and Mpakaboari Jack respectively.
Nsikan, who spoke after emerging as the men’s champion, attributed his gold winning feat to hardwork and determination to excel, insisting that he never doubted his ability to win.He admitted that the only player that gave him tough time in the game was Adowei Ebikeme of Chevron, who finished fourth.
“I’m excited with the victory. It didn’t come to me as a surprise though. It’s all about hardwork and determination. I must admit that the victory was not that easy. I was really tested by Chevron’s Adowei Ebikeme. He gave me a real fight, but I was equal to the task. In general, it was a good championship,” he said.
The team events will be concluded today.
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