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Mr. Preye J. Ketebu-Brown

Groom promising Bayelsa Marathoners for greater laurels – Youth leader urges; Hails NCDMB’s Wabote, others

Mr. Preye J. Ketebu-Brown

A youth leader and sports enthusiast, Mr. Preye Ketebu-Brown has advocated the grooming of two teenagers from Bayelsa who excelled in the just concluded 10 kilometre community marathon in Lagos.

Ketebu-Brown, Vice President, World Assembly of Youth (WAY) told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the teenagers who finished amongst the first 15 out of 300 marathoners had potential to win laurels in the future.

He said that the teenagers, Master Godgift Woyengipreye Agadah 17 years and Miss. Bolouebi Blossom Ebi 18 years did Bayelsans proud by emerging with Medals at the Lekki 10 Kilometres Road Race held on Jan 29 in Lagos State.

“The youths from Odi (Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA) and Angiama (Sagbama LGA) respectively were amongst the best runners within the teenage category.

“They gave a good account of Bayelsa youth talent at the competition.

“Their managers, World Youth Centre Inc., wish to commend Engr. Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Content Monitoring and Development Board for his inspiration and motivation.

“Also, Prof. Steven Azaiki, Member, Federal House of Representatives, Mrs. Siawe Rosslyn Doutimi, Bayelsa State Liaison Office (Lagos) and Prince Bodi Arerebo are appreciated for their support and confidence in the talents of Bayelsa Youths always.

“We wish that this success shall spur more youths to identify and nurture their God given talents for their own benefit and the pride of Bayelsa State,” Ketebu-Brown said

The WAY leader appealed to other well meaning sports enthusiasts and philanthropists to promote development of sports talents amongst the youths as a way of positively engaging the youths.

 

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