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Lagos First Lady Leads Other Top Dignitaries To Olukoya Basketball Final

Lagos state First Lady, Dr Ibijoke Sanwoolu will be leading other top dignitaries to the final of the 3rd Dr & Dr (Mrs) D K Olukoya Women Basketball championship in Lagos on Saturday.

The annual event which is sponsored by Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries General Overseer, Dr Daniel Olukoya is part of activities lined up to celebrate his birthday and that of his wife, Dr Shade Olukoya. They share same birthday, July 15.

The final is going to be a battle two MFM teams, MFM Women Basketball clubs of Lagos and Bayelsa states by 1pm.

Enroute the final, MFM Bayelsa Youth church team defeated Sunshine Angels of Akure 44-42 points while MFM Lagos came back from the jaws of defeat to hit the final after a close 47-46 points win over Tap Queens of Ogun state.

Sunshine Angels and Tap Queens will face off in the losers final by 11am. Venue is the National Institution for Sports (NIS) multipurpose hall, national stadium, Lagos.

Over N2m is available to be shared by the first three teams, this is in addition to trophies, medals and other individual awards.
As always this years event attracted some of the best women’s teams from all over Nigeria.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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