Kogi State commissioner for sports activities and youth improvement, Honourable Idris Musa.
By Olawale Ayeni, Abuja
Kogi State commissioner for sports activities and youth improvement, Honourable Idris Musa, has mentioned that the state contingent to the forthcoming twentieth National Sports Festival, tagged ‘Edo 2020 Games’ scheduled to carry from February 14 to 24, 2021 in Benin City, will go all out to show bookmakers fallacious.
Musa, mentioned Team Kogi’s athletes are totally getting ready for the Nigerian Olympic Games, stating that the workforce would not be going for jamboree however to compete for all out there medals.
“Camping will resume for the Kogi State’s athletes next week, we are doing all our best to make sure that the athletes and officials are well motivated ahead of the National Sports Festival,” Musa mentioned.
“The Kogi state team contingent is made up of 52 athletes so we are going to be competing in the sports we have a comparative advantage to ensure medal haul.”
He mentioned the workforce will financial institution on their by no means die angle to drag out surprises at the Games, assuring that Kogi State contingent will adhere to all the COVID-19 protocols set out by the federal authorities towards attaining a profitable occasion.
“We have potential for medals in many sports events and our coaches are putting hands on deck to deliver at the Games. I’m sure we will not go to Edo for a jamboree or for the sake of participation.”
He went additional to commend Governor Yahaya Bello for his dedication to the welfare of the athletes in the direction of turning round the fortunes of the Kogi State sports activities sector to satisfy worldwide greatest practices.
“The state government is doing all things necessary to ensure that the welfare of athletes and officials are taken to the front burner to achieve the best result at the Games,” he concluded.
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