Director General of the National Sports Commission, Chief (Dr) Patrick Ekeji, has agreed to deliver the keynote address at the launching of the Emeka Enechi Trust Fund, in honour of the late Executive Director of SportsDay Newspapers; Emeka John Enechi.
The event which will attract the who is who is sports, journalism and corporate Nigeria, is scheduled for Tuesday at the Media Centre of the National Stadium in Lagos.
At the weekend, the Secretary of the Trust Fund, Ben Alaiya, had a meeting with the NSC DG, during which the modalities for the event were discussed. “Emeka, has been a great friend of mine and the NSC and we cannot desert him in death, that is why we are assuring that we’ll be there to offer our shoulder to his
family and friends to cry on”, he said.
Apart from Sports Minister Ibrahim Bio, who is also expected, Sports Commissioners, Corprate giants like AirTel, Globacom, MTN, former Sports Ministers, former NFA Chairmen and all top journalists, including Sports Editors of all national dailies are expected at the event.