DENCO Chairs Edo FA Awards Nite


first_imgAs preparation for this year’s edition of Edo State Football Association Awards Nite enters top gear, the organisers of the awards have announced the appointment of Hon Dennis Idahosa popularly (a.k.a DENCO) as the chairman of the awards ceremony.The Organising Committee Chairman, Percy Okogie, who made the announcement in Benin on Monday, said the appointment of Hon Idahosa is in recognition of his personality as a man of honour and high calibre.“We’re excited to have him as the chairman of the occasion. His coming on board is a cheerful news to all of us because we all know the type of personality he’s bringing to the table. “Mr Idahosa, aside being a philanthropist of note, he is also a great youth mobiliser and well-respected by all in and outside the state.”On his part, Mr Idahosa expressed appreciation to the Edo Football Association and the awards committee for finding him worthy to “chair this all-important event.”He added “to me, this is a great honour by a big and respected body like the Edo Football Association. I have known Frank Ilaboya for a while now and he cuts a picture of a very serious, focused and creative person.“I am proud of his achievements within a very short time; I think people like us should rally round to support him to bring back football to the height Edo State is known for.”The Edo FA Awards Nite was initiated by the present FA board led by ace sport journalist, Frank Ilaboya, last year and its purpose is to reward those involved in the football development of the state.This year’s edition comes up on Saturday, December 17, 2016 in Benin City.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more