September 25, 2021


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American university signs Uko on scholarship

Akwa Ibom Athletics’ teenage sensation, Imaobong Uko has been signed by Baylor University, Texas for scholarship and furtherance of her career.

The 17-year-old from Etinan, Akwa Ibom State, is a two-time national 400 metres Champion at the National Sports Festival and recently represented Nigeria at the Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Uko on Wednesday helped Nigeria claim gold in the mixed 4×400 metres relay at the ongoing World Under 20 Athletics Championship in Kenya, and will be aiming for another gold medal in the women’s 400 metres final.

A product of the Akwa Ibom Youth Games, Uko has been in fantastic form and has attracted several interests from universities in the United States of America.

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