Enugu Governor Gives N1m And A Plot Of Land To Paralympian Who Broke Records (Photo)

Today, Enugu state governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi honored Enugu-born Paralympian, Mrs. Lucy Ejike, who smashed a world record to win a gold medal at the recent Paralympics held in Rio De Janerio, Brazil. Lucy Ejike, shattered the Paralympic and world record three successive times by winning gold with a lift of 142kg.

The governor rewarded her with the sum of One million naira and a plot of land in Enugu.

The Gold Medalist, Mrs. Ejike thanked the governor for the kind gesture and prayed God to continue to blessing him abundantly. Mrs. Ejike expressed excitement that she was remembered and appreciated for her efforts in the past 16 years.

Ejike first broke the Paralympic record by lifting 136kg before subsequently adding lifts of 138kg and 142kg to seal the world record and hand Nigeria with their third gold medal of the Games.houp1 houp2 houp3 houp4

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  • chika bibian

    Good one God bless the governor

  • Well deserved, just wish FG can emulate

  • Cornel Nwankwo

    That is so kind of him, is just a great way to encourage them deeply.’
    God Bless the Governor.
    Congratulations to the winners once more

  • kayode akinsanya

    Good one sir. To encourage them at least

  • Olovo Obinna

    The governor tried…….though I don’t know why they can’t dig deep when it comes to giving

  • WillieBravo

    She really does deserve this. I hope other well meaning Nigerians would also give her something. Recession no dey let people bring out money again.