Onwuchekwa elected new NTBBC president

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A 2nd Dan black belter, Master Uzoma Onwuchekwa has emerged the new president of the Nigerian Taekwondo Black Belt College, the election was held on Saturday, at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

Onwuchekwa beat two other contestants- Master Saad Adams and Master Emmanuel Peters, to emerge winner.

Also elected were the Vice President, South-West, Master Kehinde Salawa; Vice President, South-East, Master Collins Chinedu-Rockson and the Vice President, South-South, Master Tony Ekaidem.

Others elected were the Secretary General, Master Yemi Adeyemi and the treasurer, Master Aramide Ajayi.

They were elected for three-year tenure, after which they can seek re-election.

Speaking after the election, Onwuchekwa said that his first task would be to bring every taekwondo practitioner in Nigeria under one umbrella.

He added that they need to improve on their dojangs and need to get a secretariat and a fully-equipped library where people can come and do research on taekwondo and martial arts in general in Nigeria.

Onwuchekwa said his board is very interested in the black belt college in youth development.



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