No fewer than thirty-two referees from Jigawa would take part in the 2017 National Referees Association (NRA) promotion examination.
The Chairman, Jigawa Referees Council, Alhaji Aliyu Baita, who disclosed this today in Dutse, said that the exercise would take place in the second week of August, in Abuja.
He said thirteen of the referees would participate in the examination that would move them from Category two to Category one, while fourteen of them would sit for the examination to move them from Category three to Category two.
The chairman said the others, who are amateurs, also known as Referees-in-Training (RITs), would sit for promotion to Category three. Baita urged all participating referees to work hard so as to ensure that they would be successful in the examination.