Nigeria’s Olympics golden girl, Chioma Ajunwa, is planning big and she has concluded arrangements to drag the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, Imo State governor, Hope Uzodimma, Sports minister Sunday Dare and other top personalities to Lagos this week.
Ajunwa, a senior police officer plans to launch a sports development centre where the nation’s future stars would be nurtured to stardom.
According to Prince Henry Amike, who is heading the planning committee, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Hope Uzodimma and Sports Minister Sunday Dare top the list of high profile dignitaries that would grace the launch billed for the Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos on Friday October 8.
Amike disclosed that Mrs Josephine Anenih would play the role of Mother of the Day, while Oba Alayeluwa Saheed Ademola Elegushi (Kusenla 111), The Elegushi of Ikate-Elegushi Kingdom would be the Royal Father of the day.
Ajunwa who remains the nation’s only individual Olympics gold medalist is using the launch to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of her golden jump at the Atlanta 96 Olympics.