May 18, 2024

Engineer Toke Aka, congratulates the Grand Patron of Nigeria Scrabble Federation, Godswill Obot Akpabio on his election into the executive committee of IPU

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By Maxwell Kumoye





The President of Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF), Engineer, Toke Aka, has congratulated the Grand Patron of the Federation, Senate President, Godswill Obot Akpabio, on his election into the Executive Committee of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), at it’s Congress in Luanda, Angola.


Akpabio was unanimously elected into the Executive Committee of IPU on Friday to become the first Nigerian law maker to occupy the exalted office since 1964, that is about 59 years ago.


“Our dear Grand Patron, your unanimously election and elevation to the position of the Executive Committee member of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) did not come surprisingly. It is a true picture of your passion for service, dedication, and pragmatic leadership attributes that you possess.“ Aka said in his congratulatary message.


The NSF President went further to state that; “We in the Scrabble and Sporting fraternity are elated and excited as one of our own with a burning desire for youth development and empowerment has risen to this new exalted office.”


Toke Aka, who has spent over two decades in Sports administration in Nigeria and the continent as well as on the global level, strongly believes that the Senate President of Nigeria will use his wealth of experience and network of law makers across the globe to provide a veritable platform to show Nigerians your uncommon spirit of excellence in leadership, team work and service delivery at the IPU.


Engineer Toke Aka, stressed that the entire Scrabble and Sporting family are behind Akpabio, the Pillar of Scrabble in Africa, who’s passion for sports is uncommon and has done everything within his might to support all aspects of the sporting industry.


“I pray God Almighty continues to guide your steps, Grand Patron of Nigeria Scrabble Federation, distinguished Senate President Godswill Obot Akpabio and grant him wisdom, understanding, and courage to make his new responsibility count to Nigeria, Africa and the World. Aka concluded.


The Nigeria Senate President and the delegation to Luanda, has returned to the country after a very fruitful participation at the Inter Parliamentary Union Assembly in Luanda, Angola.



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