Chairman, Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Obinna Ogba in Abuja honored Nigeria sensational wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye after been rewarded by President Muhammadu Buhari for her outstanding performance in the 2015 World Wrestling Championship in Las Vegas, USA.
Senator Obinna Ogba while awarding Adekuoroye said the nation will provide a conducive environment for the wrestler ahead of the rio 2016 Olympics to harness their potentials.
While noting that the honour is aimed at making the wrestler battle harder for the nation, the senator noted that his committee will continue to support combat sports in Nigeria considering the medals recorded so far by combat sports in the country.
Present at the award presentation were; President Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Dr. Daniel Igali, Odunayo Adekuoroye and Female Head coach, Purity Akuh.
Purity guided Adekuoroye to her double bronze medal at international scenes (2015 World Wrestling Championship, Las Vegas and World Grand Prix, Baku, Azerbaijan) and also tutored her at the maiden edition of the Pro Wrestling league in India were she guided her team to win the inaugural league.