The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, Engineer Sani Ndanusa has congratulated Mr Mitchell Obi on his election as President of Association of International Sports Journalists (AIPS) Africa and Vice President of the world body of sports journalists in far away Sochi, Russia.
Obi, a veteran and versatile Journalist with envious credentials of covering seven World Cup finals, six Olympic Games, two Wimbledon championships and no fewer than 14 African Cup of Nations finals, World Athletics and Swimming championships among many others has thus become the first Nigerian to get to the height of International Sports Press Association, AIPS.
“Certainly, your victory in Russia is a testimony to the confidence reposed in you by Journalists all over the world and it confirms your outstanding leadership qualities and competence, fearlessness, intelligence, diligence and your mastery of many languages,” Ndanusa wrote in his congratulatory message.
Ndanusa who is also the President of Nigeria Tennis Federation said that the NOC applauds the magnificent contributions of Mitchell to sports and urged Nigerian journalists to rally round him to ensure that he succeeds in the world.
“I am quite sure that this is a familiar terrain for you, but we in NOC pray that God gives you the wisdom, guidance and good health to accomplish this important task”.