Taekwondo: Imo Sports Commissioner hails Anyanacho’s global rise


Imo State Commissioner for Youths and Sports Hon Dan Ogu, has congratulated Elizabeth Anyancho on her latest rise in global ranking by the world Taekwondo Federaction.

Ogu said the State is delighted with the performance of the Computer Science undergraduate of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), who only last week got rated as number six in her category by the world body.

He said the Senator Hope Uzodinma government of Imo State is solidly behind the first Nigeria woman to qualify for the Olympic in Taekwondo in the last 16 years and will ensure she excels for the state and Nigeria at the Tokyo Olympics in Japan.

He described Elizabeth as a committed person both in her education and in the sport of Taekwondo.

“We shall do all we can to liaise with the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation through the Technical Director Chika Chukwumerije to support her programmes and preparations for the summer games,” Imo Sports Commissioner, Ogu said in a statement made available to www.dasportstainment247.com.

“Her passion and commitment to school and sport is marvellous and for sure must be encouraged.”


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