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

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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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