NSF Unity Torch North West Tour Begins With Kaduna October 22

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Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung (middle) taking salute from participating states during the 2018 National Youth Games opening

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

The Unity Torch of the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) would commence its tour of the North West geopolitical Zone with a tour of Kaduna State on October 22, 2018.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Zonal Coordinator (North West), Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Olusola Luke in a statement made available in Kaduna at the weekend.

“Further on the time line for the conduct of the National Sports Festival is the arrival of the UNITY-TORCH at the Zonal Sports Headquarters (Kaduna) in the 22nd October 2018 on its routine journey to the venue of the Festival (Abuja),” it stated.

According to the statement, from Kaduna, the Unity Torch would proceed to Kano on October 23.

Jigawa would host the Unity Torch on October 24, while Katsina and Zamfara would both host it the following day, October 25th respectively.

The North West tour of the Unity Torch would take a three-day break and resume on October 28 in the Seat if the Caliphate, Sokoto.

The statement informed that their next door neighbours, Kebbi State would round up the North West tour of the Unity Torch on October 29.

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