Traditional ruler of Otukpo Kingdom in Benue State, HRH John Emonye (OON), has enjoined youths of the community to take full advantage of the Green golf course built and donated by the Senate President David Mark and embrace the game of golf.
Speaking on Monday as over 150 golfers tee off to mark the green course, the Ochi Otukpo Odu maintained that with the new facility diligent youths of the community now have apple opportunity to turn their lives around, adding that golf greats like Tiger Wood emerged in like fashion.
He disclosed that a number of youths who heed earlier call are now reaping from the game pointing, out that some boys and girls who cut their teeth at Otukpo Golf and Country Club emerged winners at a recent tournament in Enugu.
“Golf is a good game; a game of integrity. That is why I will continue to urge our youths here to embrace the game of golf. I am an amateur golfer myself, I have played golf in the United Kingdom and USA and I know what I am talking about.
As the youths get exposed to it they will find that the quality of their lives will improve.
Their perception of life will also change. That is why I am encouraging as many of them that can play to get involved”, stated the Royal father.