January 27, 2023



2022 Nationwide Sports activities Pageant: Soludo receives unity torch in Akwa

Professor Charles Soludo

Forward of the forthcoming Nationwide Sports activities Pageant holding in Asaba, the Anambra state governor, Chukwuma Soludo, has acquired the Unity Torch in Awka.

Patrick Onyedum, Chairman of Anambra Sports activities Growth (ASDC), acquired the torch from a group of Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports activities Growth (FMYSD) officers who introduced it.

He then handed it over to Onyekachukwu Ibezim, the state’s Deputy Governor, who represented the governor.

Talking later, Soludo mentioned Anambra was totally dedicated to the pageant and could be in Asaba to compete for sports activities glory.

He assured that coaches and athletes within the contingent could be given ample help to succeed.

The governor mentioned his administration views sports activities within the state with all seriousness resulting from it.

“The Anambra group to the NSF will get our full help, as we take sports activities significantly due to its significance within the growth of youths and its influence on the financial system.

“We’re a sports activities loving state with great sportsmen and ladies like Emmanuel Okala, Mary Onyali and plenty of others,” he mentioned.

Amaka Ashiofu, a deputy director who led the FMYSD group, thanked the Anambra authorities for accepting to be a part of the pageant.

Ashiofu urged the governor to supply obligatory help for the state group.

She suggested the state’s athletes to go for medals and be of fine conduct as to encourage the federal government to ship them to competitions sooner or later.

The torch had earlier been paraded on a number of streets in Awka earlier than it arrived on the Alex Ekwueme Sq..

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