President Jonathan honours Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare

Date: 11-09-2013 9:19 pm (7 years ago) | Author: Juliet Lindsay
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President Jonathan today September 11th honoured Africa's fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare. The Olympic and world Athletics Championship medalist was rewarded for her impressive performance at the recently concluded 2013 World Athletic Championship in Moscow. Blessing won the silver medal in the long jump and also placed third in the Women’s 200m race.

President Jonathan said Blessing, who is Africa's 100m record holder, and her coach would be considered for national honours and announced a cash gift of N3 million for her and N3.5million for her coach.

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Posted: at 11-09-2013 09:19 PM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
- Toks-E at 12-09-2013 02:14 AM (7 years ago)
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Oh, it now they remembered her?

I think, the government is just playing to the gallery. It is too late to change the perception of the way we Nigerians see our government's handling of sport. 

Posted: at 12-09-2013 02:14 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- francischi at 25-09-2013 08:23 PM (7 years ago)
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great

Posted: at 25-09-2013 08:23 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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