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Kogi Begins Construction of First Golf Course

Posted: Jun 26, 2015 at 12:27 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The construction of the first ever golf course in a university campus in West Africa will begin next week at the Kogi State University, Anyangba.

This development was revealed in an interview with the Kogi State Golf Association (KSGA) Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Adejo Bako, on Tuesday from Kaduna. He promised that the 9 holes course would be concluded in a record time.

According to the chairman, “Arrangement has been concluded with the university authority to commence the construction of a 9 holes golf course. When completed, it will be the first in West Africa.

“By next week to be specific, work will commence in earnest. Men and materials have been moved to site,” he said.

The chairman, however, commended the efforts of the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Hassan S. Isah, for ensuring that a sport’s history would be made in Kogi State through golf.

The KSGA Chairman, who is barely a year old in office, assured that his tenure would do everything possible to bring golf closer to the people of Kogi State, adding that the course would be ready for use by September, 2015.

Concluding, Bako enjoined corporate organisations, government parastatals and well meaning sons and daughters of Kogi to making the dream of developing golf in the state a reality.