The organisers of the maiden League of Sports Editors Night of Excellence put together to honour some of the brightest brains in sports journalism and beyond have promised a night to remember.
Tony Ubani, who presides over the Sports Editors body said at the weekend that the event scheduled to hold today, December 20 at the Pearlworth Hotel and Suite, in the heart of the Lagos State capital, Ikeja is to be graced by the high and mighty in sports journalism, administration and relevant bodies. Take off time is 7.30pm.
Among those who have already signed up for the event is Nigeria Olympic Committee President, Habu Gumel, who less than a fortnight ago, was elected the vice president of the world volleyball body, FIVB .
Also on the VIP list is former Scribe of the NFF, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, Chief of Staff to the Imo State Government, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu and NFF President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
“The role-call of those to be honoured on the night is already too huge too start mentioning but all the star writers, broadcasters and administrators on the honours list have already given their words to be physically present at the awards night,” Ubani hinted.
Security, he assured is water tight, adding that the organiser’s don’t want to take the peaceful atmosphere in Lagos at this period for granted.
“We are hoping for the best, mistakes maybe made but one assurance I can give is that we can only get better, ” Ubani concluded.