The advisor to the Native Organising Committee (LOC) of the Delta 2022 Nationwide Sports activities Pageant (NSF) Solomon Ogba on Thursday dismissed insinuation that the competition slated to start November 28 and finish December 10 might be postponed.
Ogba, popularly referred to as Igwe of Sports activities in Nigeria insisted the competition will go forward as scheduled.
Within the final two weeks, there have been insinuations that the competition might be postponed as a result of the amenities and gear wanted for the competition should not prepared.
Talking with Blueprint correspondent Ogba appeals to sports activities journalists to come back to Asaba, Delta State, and see the state-of-the-art amenities on the bottom in varied venues as an alternative of reporting primarily based on unverified data.
“I want our media companions will come to Asaba and do an on-the-spot evaluation of the state of our readiness as an alternative of counting on rumours and unreliable data.
“I can affirm to Nigerians that we’re able to host all of the 36 states and FCT and we aren’t simply internet hosting we’ll host a memorable competition that every one collaborating athletes, coaches, different classes of officers, guests, and sports activities supporters and followers will go dwelling with a memorable expertise,” he stated.
Ogba, a two-time Commissioner of Sports activities in Delta State and former President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) stated the LOC is ready for the ultimate inspection of amenities and gear.
The Vice President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) who took Delta Sports activities to an enviable peak as Commissioner of Sports activities and his period led to the dominance of the sports activities competition by Delta State stated the state won’t simply manage an excellent competition however they are going to win it.
Mentioned Ogba, “We’re going to be an excellent host, we will host an excellent competition in each space, however we received’t give up to our guests on the sector of play. We’re going to win pretty. Our athletes have been coaching and dealing arduous to maintain our previous achievements of profitable in different states. We’re the perennial Nationwide Sports activities Pageant champion and it’s unforeseeable that we’ll give up our crown at dwelling. We’re going to host an amazing competition that we’ll win.”