Seye Ogunlewe on Friday in Warri won the 100m men final at the 2015 edition of the All Nigeria Athletics Championship to become the national champions and the country’s fastest man.
Ogunlewe won the race in 10.19secs ahead of Ogho- Oghene Egwero and Jonathan Nmaju who finished second and third with 10.21secs and 10.33secs respectively.
Speaking after his race, the son of former Minister of Works, Adeseye Ogunlewe, said he would be working hard to do better. “Metu and Ogho-Oghene are my role models in 100m and it was a happy moment for me finishing ahead of the two of them,” he said.
“There is a lot of room for improvement for me and I am going back to work more on my performance to achieve my goals.” In some other events decided as at the time of going to press,
Patience Okon George won the women’s 400m in 51.31secs while Chidi Okezie won the men’s 400m in 46.15secs. Amaka Ogoegbunam became the national champion in women’s 400m hurdles in 55.78secs as Miles Ukaoma won the mens’ in 48.84secs.