Youth Sports festival excites Gov Emmanuel

Youth Sports festival excites Gov Emmanuel

All sports roads in Uyo will today ( March 21) lead to the Civil Service Auditorium, where His Excellency Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State will preside over the Draw ceremony of the First ever Akwa Ibom State Youth Sports Festival.

Gov Emmanuel Udom

The first of its kind in the Federation, the “Youth Olympics” involves students in primary and secondary schools in 25 sports and has attracted over 6000 entries from the 31 Local Government Councils of the State.

In a press conference jointly addressed by the Commissioners of Sports, Information and Education, Sir Monday Uko was full of appreciation for Governor Udom for “….this opportunity given to the youths of Akwa Ibom to bring their latent talent to the fore”

The youth and sports commissioner disclosed that immediately after the Brazil Olympics in Rio 2016,His Excellency voiced his displeasure over Nigeria’s inability to do well on global stage and attributed same to the neglect of sports at the grass roots, especially schools.

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