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Gov. Ortom Congratulates Benue-born Russell As He Emerges World Powerlifting Champion



Benue Born, Russell Tiza Orhii has emerged  Champion at the 2019 World Powerlifting Championship in Sweden.

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, while congratulating the 25-year-old Powerlifting Champion described him as the pride of the entire county.

He said Russell Orhii demonstrated the true strength of a champion by lifting an 83kg weight at the world powerlifting tournament.

The Governor stated that the feat attained by Orhii who was also a two-time American champion shows the determination and excellence for which Benue people are known.

Governor Ortom felicitated with Dr Paul Orhii’s family on the record-setting achievement of their son in powerlifting and wishes him greater success in the sport.

Source: Naija News

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