Digital transformation leader, Globacom, was major sponsor of the Eighth Southern Sun Ikoyi golf competition held at Lakowe Lakes and Golf Resorts, Lagos, over the weekend.

The company presented ICT solutions to winners through its Head of Enterprise Corporate, Lagos, Mr. Abiodun Sanni. The items included 25 routers with one month 15GB data and Mifi routers which also have 4.5GB data on them.

“I’m sure that the winners of the routers and Mifi model will put them into good use and also appreciate us for the gesture”, Mr Sanni said at the presentation. He noted that Globacom had since inception contributed greatly to the growth of sports, entertainment and education in the country, pledging that the company “…would continue to give back and support Nigerians in other areas of endeavour”.

He expressed delight with the zeal shown by the players, guests and golf lovers at the competition, adding that its success justified Globacom’s decision to partner with Southern Sun Ikoyi on the tournament. He promised that Globacom would look for ways to make the next edition more exciting for players and golf fans.

Players from within and outside Lagos had the time of their lives when the best among them fought for glory at the Eighth Southern Sun Ikoyi Golf Tournament held on the luxurious course of the Lakowe Lakes and Golf Resorts. Abiodun Sanni promised more good times for the players in future competitions.

Adewemimo Sumonu won the men’s category of the competition, while Funke Majekodunmi came tops in the ladies’ category in a Stableford styled tournament which kept the fans cheering as the golfers displayed spectacular show of competitiveness and sportsmanship throughout the tournament. The field had about 70 male and female golfers competing for glory.

The players also received various special packages including weekend stays and complementary dining opportunities at Southern Sun Ikoyi, Cases of premium wines, prepaid routers and Mifis, courtesy of Globacom, business and economy class tickets to various international travel destinations amongst other exciting giveaways.

Earlier, the General Manager, Southern Sun, Mark Loxley commended the athletes, sponsors, guests and the media for taking out time to participate at this year’s edition of the tournament despite the long drive and their busy schedules, whilst reiterating the hotel’s continued commitment to promoting golf as a sporting activity within Lagos’s thriving business community.

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