By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Lekki Feeder have emerged winners of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) 2019 Tennis Championship Tournament.
Mr Adeoye Fadeyibi, the Chief Executive Officer of the company said at the weekend in Lagos that the tennis competition was sponsored by EKEDC.
Fadeyibi, represented by the Chief Finance Officer, Mr Joseph Ezenwa said that the championship, which started on Oct. 4 came to a close on Oct. 11 as part of the company Customers Service Week for 2019.
The tennis competition was sponsored by the company at the Ikoyi Club 1938, this mark part of the company’s effort towards supporting sports in the country.
The CEO thanked the audience and players for taking out time to enjoy the beautiful game.
He said “the tournament was borne out of our love and support for sports and recreation. At EKEDC we support sports development and recreation as they help in the work-life balance.
“We are delighted that the maiden edition is successful and we look forward to having more of this.
The EKEDC helmsman said that the tournament played host to tennis professionals and enthusiasts, adding the winners treated the audience to a great display of passion, resilience and skill.According to him, the Lekki Feeder defeat their opponents, Ijora 33KA Feeder in the finals after their skill was put to test on the day.
He said that the teams were named after the EKEDC’s 33KVA Feeders at the event, sponsorsed by the company.
He said the tournament came to a great close as the guests who had been treated to a great display of tennis roared as Lekki Feeder, the winners were presented their trophies and certificates.
He added that Ijora 33KVA Feeder who came second was also presented their trophies.
Reacting to the sponsors of the tournament, Chairman of Ikoyi club 1938, Yomi Orenuga showed his delight at the company’s initiative to sponsor the championship.
He mentioned that the club would always be ready to receive the company and suggested that the staff of the company should participate in the next edition of the championship.
In attendance at the finals were the Chairman of Ikoyi Club 1938, Yomi Orenuga, Vice Chairman of the club Tafa Zibiri-Aliu, Chairman of Tennis section, Abimbola Okubena, wife of the Chairman, Board of Directors of Eko Disco, Sharon Momoh, Chief Legal Officer of Eko Disco, Wola Joseph, General Manager, Corporate Communications of Eko Disco, Godwin Idemudia, other management and staff of the company and tennis lovers.