Sport management outfit, Plug Sports hosted a befitting Homecoming Dinner for reigning African, Commonwealth and World Champion, Tobi Amusan OON on Wednesday in Lagos.
The well-attended dinner, which was held at KOI Restaurant, Victoria Island, Lagos had in attendance guests from the entertainment industry’s heavyweights political figures, and socialites and members of the media.
The dignitaries include Nigerian hip-hop legend, Naeto C, Obi Asika, Adesola Adesugba, Bukola Olopadenilayo, FK Abudu and others.
There were also major appearances from Flutterwave which declared that it had signed a multi year partnership deal with the World Record Holder, Tobi Amusan. In their words:
“It’s very difficult to find athletes who embody our core values the way Tobi does.”
The World Athletics had on Tuesday, ratified Tobi Amusan’s World Record of 12.12s (0.9) set at the World Championships after winning the gold medal in the women’s 100m hurdles at the 2022 Commonwealth games.
The current record held by Amusan was an improvement on the 12.20s, set by USA’s Kendra Harrison in London in 2016 and followed that with a wind-assisted 12.06 (2.5m/s) to dominate the final.
Speaking to journalists at the occasion, Amusan, who was elated with the reception and enthusiasm showed by the guests since her in their midst, said the ratification of her record by the World Athletics was a breath of fresh air, as she knew she already bagged the record but was happy to know that the milestone was now set in stone.