Two of Nigeria’s sports icons, Dr Lanre Glover and and Dr Gloria Obajimi made the country proud at the Africa Triathlon Union Congress / election in Egypt.
Glover, who is the President of the Nigeria Triathlon Union (NTU), got an award for his contribution to triathlon in Africa. Glover, a former Vice President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) pioneered triathlon in Nigeria, bringing in like minds to nurture the sport. He finally got his crowning moment in Egypt with the recognition. He is also the Vice President of the African body.
Obajmi, a former athlete, was re-elected into the executive board of the ATU with 20 votes out of 21 member nations. She is one of the four elected executive board member. Obajimi is also the Secretary General of the NTU.
Glover said that it was a good day for Nigeria at the ATU Congress. He also said both achievements showed that Nigerian has great administrators who are courted around the world for their managerial acumen.