On Friday July 20 2012, another Nigerian lady COREEN RUTH EGEGE, Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of a foremost security company in Nigeria carried the Olympic torch as part of its 70-day journey across the UK.
It would be recalled that some notable Nigerians also carried the torch bringing the number of Nigerian participants to 10 out of the 8000 torch bearers. All 10 selected where chosen because of their various contributions to their communities, promoting various aspects of human development.
Others who carried the Torch were Adetokunbo Ojeikere, Nwankwo Kanu , Banky W, Funke Akindele, Sasha P,Stephen Onukwube (Yaw of Wazobia FM) , Hassan Mehdi, Ifeyinwa Uzodinma. ”It’s so wonderful to have our very own being show cased to the world bringing out the positive side of our great nation”, Egege said.