ormer African track queen, Endurance Ojokolo, who specialized in the 100 metres is set to marry her heartthrob, Anthony Akpeki, a politician based in Delta State, Nigeria.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that the marriage ceremony is scheduled to hold on Saturday, December 17, 2022, starting at 10:00 am prompt.
According to a press release issued by the families of Pa Emmanuel Ojokolo and Pa Stephen Amatowa Akpeki of Ukwuani Nation and Okpe Kingdom respectively, the marriage is scheduled to be held at 17 Ikpereva Street, Okirighwere in Sapele Local Government Area.
The traditional marriage will bring together high-ranking government functionaries, sportspersons and administrators, prominent traditional rulers, professionals, 2023 candidates and leaders of political parties around the world.
The high society marriage reception of the 100 metres specialist, who represented Nigeria at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece in 2004, and the renowned politician will take place at Sapele Township Stadium.
TNG reports that Ojokolo joins Mary Onyali as the only two Nigerians who have competed at 6 World Championships.
Ojokolo competed in 1997 and 1999. Together, they competed in the 2001 and 2003 Championships while Ojokolo went on to represent Nigeria at the 2005 & 2007 editions. Onyali competed in 1987, 1991, 1993, and 1995.
Ojokolo is now a coach and she had two of her athletes on the Nigerian team to the 2019 World Championships in Doha. They are; National 100/200m Champion Itsekiri Usheoritse and Blessing Owvigho.