Obudu Mountain Race Has Gone To Another Level – Imoke

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By Oqua Etim and Jonathan Ugbal

Governor Liyel Imoke
Governor Liyel Imoke

The Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke has expressed satisfaction with the success recorded by the Obudu International Mountain Race, claiming it has grown to another level in the past ten years.

Senator Imoke, who was represented by his deputy, Mr. Efiok Cobham said this while officially declaring open the 10th edition of the race at the Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort in Obanliku Local Government Area. He said the present administration has successfully sustained the event and taken it to the next level.

Our correspondent who is covering the event reports that the opening day featured a march past by athletes from the competing countries, children and youth race as well as media race.

The children race was won by Presica Adie from Obanlikwu in the girls category, Shovali Akem also from Obanliku, came second while Blessing Akpakwu of the state sports commission finished third.

Sunday Imbush from Obanliku won the boys category of the children’s race, Kenneth Akpaka also from Obanliku finished second while Festus Imbush took the third position.

The male category of the media race was won by Odey Alenyor of N.T.A Calabar, Victor Edet of Channels Television came second while Lanre Rotimi of Leadership Newspaper finished third.

Tina Todo of the Guardian Newspaper won the women’s category with Maria Olatunji of Silverbird Television coming second and Stella Bamawo of the Nations Newspaper finishing third.

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