By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Senator representing Kaduna North, Distinguished Senator Abdu Kwari has expressed optimism that the Kaduna Marathon Will go a long way in checking youth restiveness in the state.
He expressed this, while speaking at the unveiling of the of the plans for maiden Kaduna Marathon, tagged “Kaduna Runs” by the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai at the Council Chambers, Kaduna State Government House on Saturday.
said that what is happening in Kaduna is a positive step towards engaging youth to stem their restiveness.
“Kaduna joining the league of cities that Marathon will be held annually is a step in the right direction,” he said.
He said that besides the social and health benefits, the marathon will further open up the state to investments.
“Your Excellency, the marathon will help the state showcase infrastucture that is undergoing revolutional transformation.
“The Infrastucture which are Abuja standards we are hoping will be showcased when the time comes” he said.
Senator Kwari said that they are all happy to be associated with progress of Kaduna State today.
“What they had thought was the fears of Malam having resources, unfortunately for them, the heads to utilise the resources, supported by Jimi Lawal are also here.
” I congratulate you your Excellency and wish you all the best. We shall lend our support in ensuring a successful 2020 marathon,” he assured.