Lokoja Referees Society Honors Imam, Fresh, Azeez, others

BY
TUNDE SHAMSUDEEN
Referees society in Lokoja have concluded arrangements to celebrate some outstanding individuals for their impressive support towards development of football and refereeing in Kogi and Nigeria.
Among those to to be honored on Monday December 19, 2016 includes the Speaker, Kogi State Hiuse of Assembly, Rt  Honorable Alfa Ahmed Imam, President, Nigeria (Football) Referee Association, NRA, Mr Tad Azeez, an executive member of Nigeria Football Federation and chairman, Referees appointment committee, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmad Fresh, Chairman, Kogi United and Confluence Queens, Mallam Abdul Sule among others.
The award presentation was part of programs lined by the society to mark the end of 2015/2016 football season and award ceremony.
fresh Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh
According to chairman of Lokoja Referees Society, Elder Columbus Anichukwu, the ceremony is slated for Engee Hotel and Resorts, Lokongoma Area, Lokoja by 10am.
Elder Anichukwu said the society decided to honor their award recipient as they have collectively assisted the society to grow as a family and brings about sanity to refereeing in the Nigeria.

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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
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