By: Uja Emmanuel
The Chairman, League Management Company( LMC) Alhaji Shehu Dikko, Governor Samuel Ortom and former Attorney General of the federation and minister of Justice ( AGF) Chief Mike Aondokaa are personalities that will witness the unveiling of Lobi Stars Club new logo in Makurdi, Benue state capital.
The event is scheduled to hold on 6th may , 2016 at Hallyday Hotels in Makurdi, under the chairmanship of Chief Mike Aondoakaa while Governor Samuel Ortom is the Special Guest of Honour .
According to the progarmme released by the secretary of the planning committee Terzungwe Chugh and made available to sports journalists, stated that the unveiling is part of effort by the new management under Mike Idoko to rebrand and reposition the club for better performance.
The event which will hold from 7 pm will also have the chairman of the club and the deputy governor of Benue state Engr. Benson Abounu as the chief host while the Commissioner for Youths Development and Sport Lawrence Onoja JNR, is the host .
The statement further said the Wife of the Governor of Benue state Dr. Mrs. Eunice Ortom is the Mother of the Day .
Speaking on the event chairman of Lobi stars football club of Makurdi Mike Idoko said the new logo is in line with the new administration of Governor Samuel Ortom, which places emphasis on the fear of God , transparency and accountability.
Mike Idoko stated that in the old logo Shoe get size has been replaced with from ” glory to glory ‘ while Food Basket symbol has been inserted which served as the status of Benue state as the food basket of the nation .
The former Warri Wolves and Sunshine Stars manager appealed to the fanatical supporters of the Makurdi club to be patient with the club as they are still building a team that Benue and Nigeria will be proud of saying so far the team has done well in the Premier league.