All roads leading to Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS) will be busy as golfers converge for the Akeens Ade-Akhani Memorial Golf Tournament teeing-off at the golf course, GRA, Benin-City, today.
The memorial golf event packaged by the management of the Club is to honour Ade-Akhani, esq., an avid golfer who died while playing golf last year in Benin-City, Edo State capital.
Newsnigeriaonline.com.ng gathered that not less than eighty members and golfers from other clubs such as UBTH Golf Club, Benin-City and among others are teeing-off at the event.
The men’s, ladies, veterans and super veterans events have been slated for the tournament as a way of honouring the former Secretary of Benin Club 1931 who in his lifetime was an ardent golfer loved by all members for his simplicity and humility.
Meanwhile, lady golfers had their playing day on Wednesday so as to able to take part at the 1st Ogunu Golf Resort Warri Ladies Open Championship holding today at Warri.
However, the dinner and presentation of prizes will hold in the evening as family members and friends are anticipated to be in attendance.
Newsnigeriaonline.com.ng recalls that Ade-Akhani’s wife, Gloria Ade-Akhani Esq., was the former Lady Captain, BCGS Ladies Division whose tenure brought good tidings to the ladies.
Ade-Akhani was from Erhuru, Uneme in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. He served as HOS at various times in Akoko Edo, Uromi, Esan North East and Owan West Local government areas while his last post was Ubiaja, Esan South East before his retirement in year 2020. He is survived by a wife and children.