- Ize Sezuo Azziza, the girl from Kogi state who came 3rd in the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) National Championship has received a huge reward
- The girl was received and honoured by the Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello who offered him a scholarship worth N15 million
- Apart from that, the girl also got an extra N1 million for her effort while her coach and teammates received N1.5 million each
For coming third in the Nigerian National Table Tennis Championship, Ize Sezuo Azziza has received the sum of N15m for her scholarship.
She is an emerging tennis star
Apart from the huge scholarship, the girl also received an extra N1 million cash reward for her outstanding effort.
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Her coach and teammates were rewarded with the sum of N1.5m each.
Sharing the good news on Twitter, Onowvo Omasor Ali Ovie wrote:
"Yahaya Bello hands out N15m to 12-year old girl, Ize Sezuo Azziza, from Kogi who came 3rd in the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) National Championship held in Lagos. That’s for her scholarship, as she also got N1m, while her coach and teammates were given N1.5m by Bello .."
See the tweet below:
Twitter users react
"Later if she goes international and makes us proud, some charlatans will come out and say that no support from Nigeria that she was self made."
"This is commendable. At least, it will motivate others to do well."
"That's a very good one."
"Congratulations to them and to my state."
"This guy outperform Obi as a governor. But we won't see it. Because we choose to be blind over the achievement of some sanctions of the nation."
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