Golf: Nigeria’s Ekwueme emerges trustee board member for West, Central Africa

Nigeria’s Ekanem Ekwueme has been unanimously voted into the board of the All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) Ladies Association as the Trustee in charge of the West and Central Africa region.

The announcement of the result took place at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Tanzania.

The result saw Ekwueme unanimously voted in by all the West and Central African delegates.

Juliet Monyei-Inyere, the President, Ladies Golf Association of Nigeria (LGAN), who confirmed Ekwueme’s victory on Sunday, said she was voted unopposed during the association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Dar es Salaam.

“A hearty congratulations to our past LGAN President, Ekanem Ekwueme on her unopposed election into the Board of the AACT Ladies Association.

“She was voted into the board as the new Trustee in charge of all the West and Central Africa region during the AGM in Tanzania on Friday.

“It was indeed an overwhelming and well deserved victory for one of our own.

“Here is wishing her a very successful tenure of four years. We are proud of her,” she said.

Ekwueme, who is also the only certified female World Handicap System (WHS) Course rater in Nigeria, told NAN that she was elated to have been voted into the board.

She added that she would bring all her experience to bear in the discharge of her duties for the next four years.

“I am really delighted and elated to have been unanimously voted into the board of the AACT.

“Indeed this is not just a victory for me, but also a big one for Nigeria and the whole West and Central Africa as well.

“I hope to bring all the experiences I have been able to gather over the years to bear in the discharge of my duties in this highly exalted office for the next four years,” she said.


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