April 16, 2017

Mother of Four Wins Jos Mountain Climbing Competition

A 26-year-old mother of four, Anya Ashom, has emerged winner in the female category of the maiden Jos mountain climbing competition.

Kaze Samuel, a 35-year-old security guard, who was the oldest participant, won the male category held on Saturday in Jos as part of the ongoing Jos carnival.

Plateau State commissioner for culture and tourism, Peter Mwankon, said mountaineering was featuring as competition for the first time in any carnival in Nigeria.

He implored people of the state to guard their heritage.

John Kaze, a leader in the community that hosts the Shere Mountains, lauded the government for initiating the carnival.

Shere Hills, located in Jos east local government, is about 1000 feet above sea level and has served as training ground for military and paramilitary agencies over the years.

The mountaineering competition recorded five casualties out of the 48 persons that registered.

Two had bruises while three had cases of respiratory distress but were quickly resuscitated.

17 comments:

Anurika Onwu said...

Big congratulations

Austine Gabriel said...

Congrats to her

swift said...

cool

godwin progragrammer said...

congrats to her!

okorochas justin said...

Wow...

D woman agile no be small...

inumidun said...

Congrats..

Onifade Joseph said...

What a man can do, a woman can try too, she really try
#Believe

Nasiru Adoke said...

congratulations to the winners and what a wonderful idea to introduce such to the carnival..sorry o to injured participants

Nasiru Adoke said...

congratulations to the winners and what a wonderful idea to introduce such to the carnival..sorry o to injured participants

Oladimeji Seun said...

Good and congrat to the winner.

Rosemary Ezeji said...

Congrats to her

I. C Bruno said...

OK oooh a part of exercise

abdulrasaq abdulrafii said...

Congrats

Sunshow said...

Bravo

Ay360 said...

Wow congrats

Queen Abiodun Ogunnika said...

A big congratulations to her

Hassan Aderemi said...

Congratulations.

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