By; KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Basking on the success of Kaduna Runs, the President of the NIgeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod has called on the Federal Government to set up a training facility at Mambilla Plateau for training of marathoners.
He made the call on the sidelines of the maiden Kaduna Marathon 2020 on Saturday in Kaduna.
Nimrod who participated in the 5km component of the marathon, said that if the training facility is set up in Mambilla, it will give Nigerian athletes comparative advantage and improve their skills.
The NVBF President said that he started running in marathons over fourty years ago and still runs 5km daily.
He commended the Kaduna State Government for organising the marathon, while expressing confidence that the bold step is rewakening marathon competitions in the country.
On the Volleyball League which kicks off on today in Ilorin, he said it is a big event attracting teams from all over the country.