By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Ministry of Youth and Sports Development North West Zonal office has felicitated with Alhaji Ibrahim Babangida Umar and Alhaji Babangida Hussaini over their emergence as chairman of Volleyball Association and Weight-Lifting Association, Jigawa State respectively.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Zonal Coordinator North West Zone of the Federal Ministry Of Youth And Sports North West Zone Headquarters Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Idris Abdullahi, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Friday.
“Please, this is to inform you and the General Public that, the North-West Zonal Sports office has acknowledged the appointments of the following:-
“Alhaji Ibrahim Babangida Umar as the chairman of Volleyball
Association of Jigawa State.
“Alhaji Babangida Hussaini (Walin Kazaure) as the chairman, Weight-
Lifting Association, Jigawa State,” it stated.
Further to the above, the Sports Office also expressed joy over the appointments as it was done meritoriously based on the Track-records of appointees performances and the concerted efforts of the Jigawa State Ministry of Information, Youth, Sports and Culture to put Square Pegs in Squares Holes which will leads to the general development of youth of the state through sports and eventual improvement of the state, the zone as well as Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Products.
Similarly, the Zonal Office informed of the nomination of Barrister Yahaya Maikori from Kaduna State as the Zonal Representative on the newly created Board of E-Sports Federation of Nigeria that is Championed by the highly Technical and Tactical Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare in efforts to reposition the SportsS Sector with Inter-National practice and updates.
“His nomination followed keen observation and monitoring of his versatile-knowledge, assimilation, association, interaction and E-Sports/related Activities coupled with his dealings, interest, determination and resilience in its Growths and Developments by the Zonal Sports Office,” it added.
The Zonal Office said it hopes that the nominees will bring out the desired goals of creating the E-Sports Federations END -RESULTS to the Zones within the shortest-possible times.
“While tasking the newly appointed Association chairmen of Jigawa State, and the nominated Zonal Representative to assert more efforts in continued contributions of their quota for the General Developments of Sports at the Grassroots -Levels and the Nation tirelessly, I, on behalf of the Management, Staff, North-West Zonal Sports Stakeholders and the Sporting Communities of North-West Zone Congratulate them on their well-deserved appointments.
“I further wish them God’s guidance, protection, good-health, additional wisdom and victory in their general affairs.
“Accept our warm and sincere Sporting Regards please,” it concluded.
The North West Zonal office comprises of Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara states.