By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Over 200 golfers from across the notable golf clubs in the country have signified interest to feature in the Ilorin Golf Club’s Captain inaugural golf tournament scheduled for this weekend, where the new captain, Alhaji Luqman Yahaya will be celebrated.
The two days golf event will be first of its kind in the history of golf tournaments in the club in terms of hospitality and entertainment, according to a member of the planning committee, Otunba Yomi Ojo who revealed to the newsmen in Ilorin, in the capital city of Kwara State that the ex-bank executive, successful utility manager and business mogul of note will be celebrated by golfers and his friends.
“The beautiful Ilorin Golf Club will host over 200 golfers to celebrate Captain’s inaugural.
All roads lead to Ilorin, Kwara State Capital this weekend for the inaugural tournament of its new captain, Alhaji Luqman Yahaya, an Ex-Banker executive, successful Utility Manager and business mogul of a note!”
Yomi Ojo stated that golfers will be coming from all over the country to Ilorin, Kwara State to celebrate with Alhaji Luqman Yahaya because he has been playing a big role in the development of the game golf in the country, especially southwest of the country.
The practice round and welcome cocktail will come on Friday 19th of May at the premises of the Ilorin Golf Club, with fused entertainment, while the closing ceremony and prizes presentation will follow after the game on Saturday 20th of May, 2023.
Speaking in the same vein, other club’s executives in their individual capacities have also promised the visiting golfers a carnival-like golfing experience and a memorable stay in Ilorin.