Arik Pro Am Golf Tourney to keep youths busy
The annual Arik Air Pro-Am Golf Tournament, whose first edition will tee off May 15 to 18, 2014 at Otukpo Golf and Country Club, is designed to empower the youths in the state and Nigeria as a whole.
The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Tournament Otunba Olugbenga Odusanya told sports reporters in Abuja that the tournament is also aimed at “keeping the youths busy, rather than wandering around in the locals”.
Otunba Odusanya also showered encomiums on President Goodluck Jonathan for doing everything humanly possible to empower the youths of the country in all ramifications and most especially through sports a reason why this year’s tournament is to be held in his honour.
“This tournament is in honour of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Arik Air wants to show appreciation to Mr. President for doing so much to empower the youths of this country and to make them good citizens of this country”, Odusanya disclosed.
The Head of Abuja Office of Arik Air, Dr. Nnamdi Bolu also disclosed at the weekend that the company is ready to make the competition one of the best ever organized.
A total of 350 golfers are expected to participate in this competition with the break down as follows: 150 professional golfers and 200 amateur golfers.
From left Arik Air Pro-Am LOC Chairman Otunba Olugbenga Odusanya, Arik Air Abuja Head Dr. Nnamdi Bolu and Arik Air Sales Manager Mrs May Ayivor at the press conference in Abuja.