Patrick Kelechi, Lagos
DAILY COURIER – Nigerian Adekoyejo Adegbesan has been voted as the President of the Pan Africa Scrabble Association (PANASA) after a electoral contest at ongoing Africa Scrabble Championship in Lusaka, Zambia.
He defeated the incumbent Muhammed Kamara by 9 votes to 1 which confirmed his new status as the No.1 scrabbler on the continent.
The “Sheikh” who is the chairman of the Ogun State Scrabble Association (OSSA) in the South-western part of Nigeria will take charge in running the affairs of the continental body for two years.
Since he took charge, the state has undergone a major transformation in all sphere.
His club, Airpop Alpha recently claimed the Mindgames Scrabble Premier League (MSPL.)
He also runs an all-female club Airpop Falcons.
Adegbesan’s administrative acumen in managing the sports to an admirable height in Nigeria is expected to be felt on the continent.