RSG Awards Scholarship To Miss Christy Obomanu Assisi For Excellent Performance In Golf.



The Rivers State Government has  pledged  a scholarship  award  to miss  Christy Obomanu- Assisi  for  winning  a gold  medal in golf in the just concluded 5th Dr. Awa  Ibrahim junior golf championship  competition held in Lagos.

In a statement  released  from the office of the Honourable commissioner for Sports Hon Boma Iyaye, the Government is  resolved  to reward the  athlete  who had earlier  won a bronze medal in the National  youth  games  at Ilorin, Kwara  State  in September  2018. Hon Iyaye  while receiving  the gold trophy  from miss Obomanu- Assisi commended  her for her  exploits  in beating other 144 competitors  that  took part  in the tournament  and pledged  the  resolve  the State  Government to reward  athletes  who make the state  proud in other  competitions.

According to the  commissioner  the Scholarship award is aimed at encouraging  her academic  pursuits while she continues in the development of her golfing  career.  Hon. Iyaye  finally asserted  that the  Ministry of  sports  will partner  with the Ministry of  Education  to fine tune the process of the Scholarship award.

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