By Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja
Okechukwu Igweh was at the weekend elected the new captain of IBB International Golf and Country Club, Abuja.
Igweh, proprietor of Bolingo Hotel, secured 256 votes at the club’s Annual General Meeting to defeat Commodore Nathus who had 76 votes.
The single- digit handicapper will now lead a new Executive Committee for one year, effectively succeeding Hamid Abbo, whose term elapsed last month.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Sunday I. Ameh, was elected the Vice Captain following his victory by huge margin over Geoff Onyejegbu.
Tola Atoyebi won a keenly contested race with Abel Abia- Bassey for the post of Club Secretary.
Mrs Lami Ahmed emerged the Lady Captain after she beat Mrs Grace Ihonvbere with a difference of 26 votes. Ahmed had previously served the lady section as Assistant Handicap Secretary and Vice Captain.
Chris Shaiyen and Clement Chinaka were elected unopposed as Social Secretary and Course Officer respectively.
Okezie Ogali was reelected for the second time in three years as the Competition Secretary. Yusuf Modibbo is the new Treasurer.