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Winner of Plateau Governor’s Golf Cup rewarded with a car



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The overall winner of the 2022 Plateau Governor’s Golf Cup tournament, Mr Mike Ubi on Sunday in Jos got a Toyota corolla car as prize.

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong presented the car to the winner at the end of the tournament on Sunday in Jos.

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The governor, who congratulated the winner, said that the prize would spur him to win bigger prizes in other competitions.

Lalong also congratulated winners of other prizes and losers, adding that those who lost should train harder to win next year’s edition.

The governor, who has been the sole sponsor of the tournament in the seven years, promised to sustain the competition even after leaving office.

”When we started the Governor’s Cup, people thought we won’t sustain it, but we have organised it for last seven years.

”And I want to assure you that though this is last one to hold with me as governor, I will ensure we continue to organise this even when I’m out of office.

”Soon we shall organise a tournament for the Northern Governors’ Forum, where we will bring professional golfers from all over to compete

”It is also my wish that by the time I’m able to produce a president in 2023, I will ensure we organise a presidential tournament,” he said.

The governor commended the Lamingo Golf Club for hosting the competition and promised to continue to do his best to sustain the tournament.

Earlier Captain of the club, Rev. Fr Blaise Agwom said that 460 professionals and amateur golfers were in Jos for the tournament.

He thanked the governor for his continued support towards promoting the game on the Plateau and the country at large.

In a brief remarks, Ubi, the winner, thanked God for his participation in the tournament, adding that his hardwork led to his emergence as the overall winner.

Ubi, a member of the Python Golf Club of Port-Harcourt, commended the governor for supporting golf game in the country.
He thanked all those who supported his steady growth in the last 26 years that he had been playing golf and promised to mentor others too.

CAPITAL POST reports that winners of the different categories of prizes at the tournament, ranging from males, females to veterans, went home with different prizes.

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