Wednesday, 05 October 2022 05:25

Ogun Governor, Abiodun rewards Amusan with N5m, house

Dapo Abiodun, Governor of Ogun State, has announced a house and N5 million donation for Oluwatobiloba Amusan.

Amusan was also named Ogun State’s Youth Ambassador.


“I announced her (Amusan ) appointment as Youth Ambassador in Ogun State and a donation of a house, as well as five million Naira in recognition of her world records and other stellar achievements,” the governor wrote on his official Twitter handle.

In June, Amusan, an indigene of the state, made history by winning gold in the 100m hurdles at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States of America.

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The 25-year-old was the first Nigerian athlete to achieve the feat.

Amusan scorched to a 12.12s world record at the semi-final stage of the World Athletics Championships.

She was crowned world champion in the final a day later.

The dark skinned athlete is the reigning African, Commonwealth and World 100m hurdles champion.

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