By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
A total of 33 judo coaches drawn from across the country are participating at the on-going Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Judo Coaching Course in conjunction with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Nigeria Judo Federation, holding at the Loban Hotels, along Ebara/Orazi road Port Harcourt which ends on Saturday October 13, 2018 with the Practical session taking place at the Civic Centre, Moscow road Port Harcourt.
Mr. Franck Martial Moussima-Ewane, an expert from Cameroun as sent by the IOC is the facilitator of the weeklong course that runs ftom October 7-13, 2018.
According to the Secretary General of the NOC. Babatunde Popoola, the course which is part of the on-going NOC/ IOC solidarity programmes, is inline with the efforts of the present administration of the NOC’ to reposition sports in Nigeria and promised that more IOC solidarity p programmes are coming.
Meanwhile, President of the NOC, Egnr. Habu Gumel charged the participants to be serious with the programme as it will go along way in not only enriching their knowledge but will aldo help them in acquiring more in modern coaching skills.
For the event Project manager Samuel Fadele, the expected participants include, Christy Aremu (Ogun), Oluwatoyin Ojo (Ondo), Olatunbosun Olawale), Janet Omorodion (Lagos), Suleiman Musa(Kogi), Bob Igoniware(Bayelsa), Catherine Ewa Ekuta (A/Ibom), Cypein Egbuka (Imo), Amino Hassan (Kano), Tina Uche(Immigration), Philip Masade (Nigeria Police) Milla Marino (Nigeria Army), Chizoba Obiakor (Anambra) and Gospower Godfrey (Rivers) among others.