When i was in the university,the state chess coach came over and invited me to join the elite group of sponsored chess players and from then on i went on to win several chess tournaments in Nigeria and of note in my career, i was a member of the Ogun State Chess team that won the 1st National Chess Team event at the 1996 National Sports Festival(Highest Sporting Event)in Nigeria where the Ogun State chess team won the gold medal in chess and i won a gold medal for my prowess on board 4.I also won a silver medal as Captain of the Ogun state University on board 1 at the 1998 Nigerian University Games.