Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, Secretary to State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie Esq., have been confirmed to tee-off at the Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS) Lady Captain Inaugural Golf Tournament
The tournament has been slated to hold at the BCGS golf course, GRA, Benin-City on Sunday, May 21st, 2023 with about 200 golfers from across the South-South Zone and beyond.
BCGS Lady Captain, Betty Oriakhi in a chat with Newsnigeriaonline.com.ng in Benin-City disclosed that preparations towards successful hosting of the event have been concluded.Mrs. Oriakhi, wife of fmr. President of Benin Club 1931 noted that golfers in both ladies and men’s as well as veterans from UBTH Golf Club, Ibori Golf and Country Club (IGCC), Asaba, Sapele Athletic Club Golf Section, and many others have registered for the tournament.
She revealed that the dignitaries expected at the ceremonial tee-off by 9am will include the state governor, H.E. Godwin Obaseki, deputy governor, SSG and host of others.
She added that the one day tournament will involve the ladies, men’s, veterans and super veteran golfers while the presentation of prizes is billed for evening at the club house.
“The dignitaries coming for the event are distinguished members of Benin Club such as H.E. Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki; his deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu; SSG, Osarodion Ogie Esq, and all other golfers from the south-south zone.
“By the grace of God, I hope to see a huge turnout of players and giving them the maximum entertainment is most paramount,” She concluded.