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Meet and Greet with Boseko Lokombo planned

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Abbotsford's Boseko Lokombo has a meet and greet planned at Sevenoaks shopping centre on Tuesday.
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Former BC Lion Boseko Lokombo will be on hand for a meet-and-greet session at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford on Tuesday, March 21 from 1 to 2 p.m.

Fans will have the opportunity to get an autograph from Lokombo, as well as take a picture.

Lokombo, who was raised in Abbotsford, signed a reserve/future contract with the NFL's Baltimore Ravens following the 2016 CFL season.

He is a former linebacker for the CFL's BC Lions from 2014-2016, where he was a CFL West All-Star in 2015.

Prior to that, Lokombo was a linebacker for the University of Oregon Ducks and was part of Oregon's 2011 BCS Championship runner-up and 2012 Rose Bowl teams.

Lokombo also starred for years on the gridiron with Abbotsford's W. J. Mouat Hawks, suiting up as linebacker, wide receiver and running back for the team. He was named the AAA eastern conference's offensive most valuable player in his senior year, racking up 1,556 rushing yards and 728 receiving yards to go with 47 tackles and four interceptions on the defensive side of the ball.

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