Murtala, Ahmed, Ruquayat, Safiyat Emerge Winners @ Kaduna Grassroots Skating Competition

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Kaduna State Director of Sports, Yakubu Ibrahim (left) and others at the 2019 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking organized by TERWOH Foundation at the Murtala Square, Kaduna on June 26, 2019.

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna


Murtala Hassan Iyman, Ahmed Abdulmumuni, Safiyat Tiyanu and Ruquayat Adamsi emerged overall winners at a one day first grassroots skating competition tagged KISS championship 2019.


The event which featured only speed and long jump for all the categories which include children from the ages of 3-15 and above held at the indoor hall of Murtala Square.


The championship had competitors from Kaduna Sky Scalers (KSS), United Kaduna Skaters (UKS), Golden Skaters (GS)and the Zazzau Skaters (ZS).


In the girls category of ages 3-5 Nnyag Bityong, Fadilat Mustapha and Grace Oguge won the gold, silver and bronze respectively while for the boys category of ages 7-9,  Tisan Bityong, Yashim Bityong and Sahad Yusuf won the gold, silver and bronze respectively.


For the long jump of the ages 7-9, Tisan Bityong, Yashim Bityong and Sahad won the gold, silver and bronze respectively while for ages 14-16 boys of the same event, Ahmed Abdulmumuni, Mohammed Umar and Mustapha Mohammed won the gold, silver and bronze respectively.


In the female of ages 14-16, Safiya Tamiyu, Ayomide Bushir Abdulrasheed and Susan Patrick won the gold, silver and bronze respectively.
Ruquayat Adamsi win gold for her age category and won silver when she competed with senior category.


For senior category boys, Murtala Hassan, AbdulSadiq Abdulrasheed and Abdulrahaman Ibrahim won the gold, silver and bronze respectively.


Speaking at the event, Kaduna state Commissioner for Sports Development, Professor Kabir Mato who was represented by the state director of sports Ibrahim Yakubu said, the state always ready to give necessary support to every sport in the state particularly those targeted at grass root development.


On his part, Comrade Joseph Evah President of the Roller Sports Federation of Nigeria represented by the Kaduna State Chairman of Rollers Dr. Alex Sule Mana disclosed that rollers event will be given adequate attention in the state going forward.


The championship was organizedred by the Kaduna State Association of Roller Sports and supported by the 220 motors which had Certificate and medals presented to the respective winners.

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