Ahead of the December, 2018 edition of National Sports Festival, Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said the state will participate in Abuja to win. Governor Okowa gave the assurance today while receiving the symbolic Torch Of Unity at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
The governor who was represented at the occasion by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Festus Ovie-Agas, observed that Delta State as home of sports, will go to Abuja for the festival to continue with its winning streak.
The governor said, his administartion has left no stone unturned to develop sports facilities and manpower.
The Zonal Coordinator, South South, Ministry of Youths and Sports, Mr Sunday Obot, who presented the Torch on behalf of the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung observed that the sports festival instituted shortly after the Nigerian civil war has continued to play vital roles in bringing Nigerians together.
He disclosed that presenting the Torch to the governor was to invite the state to the sports festival billed to hold in Abuja.