Egbin Power PLC emerged winners for the second time in a row at the fifth edition of Saharalympics Games which was staged recently in Lagos.
Egbin Power clinched the highest gold medals in most of the games, which were keenly contested by five entities – Asharami Energy, Ikeja Electric, Egbin Power, Asharami Synergy and Sahara Group Limited.
Speaking at the finals which was held at the University of Lagos Sports Complex, the Chief Executive Officer, Egbin Power, Mokhtar Bounour lauded the victorious performance of his team, noting that the team work, dedication and consistency in preparation by the staff gave the GenCo victory.
“Our emergence as Champions in this 5th edition of Saharalympic proves that our commitment to being the best at what we do is our way of life at Egbin Power. We are constantly on top of our performance both on the job and the recreational activities that form part of our work-life balance.
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“We commend all the staff who contested in the games, courageously representing Egbin Power at the Saharalympics and eventually making the company proud,” Bounour said.
Saharalympics is a biennial games organized for Sahara Group’s employees working in the various entities located across Africa, Asia Europe, and the Middle East.
Games featured in the 5th edition of the tournament included football (male and female), volleyball, basketball, lawn table tennis, table tennis, Chess, Scrabble, Draft, Ayo including track and field.
Managing Director, Sahara Power Group, Dr. Anthony Youdeowei, said “The Saharalympics has become the symbol of Sahara’s commitment to fun in efficiency, a uniting platform that celebrates Sahara’s competitiveness, resilience and team spirit.”
On his part, the Head, Corporate Communications, Sahara Group, Bethel Obioma said “The Saharalympics personifies our collective passion for success and the spirit of unity within Sahara Group.
“It is a platform that nurtures our competitive spirit, enhances camaraderie, and strengthens the bonds that fuel our passion for being MAD, which is, making a difference.”