12 November 2012

Nigeria: Abuja Tennis Club Elects New Officials

The Abuja Tennis Club on Saturday at the Abuja National Stadium elected officials at its maiden election to run the club.

At the election held under peaceful atmosphere, Mr. Paul Muoh defeated Mike Tyonongu Kohol 43-13 to become the club's President, while Mr. Ikechukwu Ibeto was returned unopposed as the Hon. Vice President. Mr. Olubodun Festus Olugbenga was returned unopposed as the General Secretary.

The position of Assistant Secretary went to Frederick O Agbonika, Tony Nwankwo Benson was elected Treasurer, Luka John was returned as Financial Secretary beating Ashebinoma Otaesili Davidson by 43-7 votes.

Other elected officials are Ikani Agabi as Captain, Mohammed Aliyu Shehu as Vice Captain, Joe Ayebome as PRO, Dr. Uche Mbanaso as Social and Welfare Office, Coach Sunday Samuel and Facilities and Maintenance Office, Lawson Orumwense as Provost and Tyav Simon Tyolumun as Assistant Provost.

In his inaugural speech, the new President Mr. Paul Muoh called on all elected members to close ranks to move the club forward.

Muoh, who described the election as a call to service, said the new executive under his leadership has long and medium term plans to develop the sport in Abuja.

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