By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The President of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod has said that deliberate investment in sports will end banditry and kidnappings taking place in the North West Geo-political zone.
He expressed this, when Zonal Coordinator, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, North West Zone, Alhaji Abdullahi Idris and some management team visited his office in Kaduna on Monday January 25, 2021.
Nimrod advised governors of the North West states to adopt sports as a means of ending insecurity in the zone.
“Today we are having crisis all over the country, sports can stop this. If we go to Zamfara, invest in sports, everywhere will be quiet.
“I am calling on my governors from the North West to invest in sports. It will end insecurity all over the state’s in the zone,” he added.
He appreciated the North West Zonal office for its commitment towards developing sports at the grassroots.
“All these achievements we are making, it is not me, but the zonal office,” he stressed.
Speaking earlier, the Zonal Coordinator informed Engineer Musa Nimrod that sports stakeholders in the zone have resolved to present an award to him for outstanding support to sports.
Those in the entourage of the Zonal Coordinator during the visit were, Gideon Malo (Stadium Manager)Blessing Aliu (Senior Sports Officer), Lawal Musa (Liason Officer Zamfara), Mustapha Salisu Ahmed (Community Health Assistant) and Nafisat Usman (Adhoc Staff).