Okowa promises more support for grassroots sport

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Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (midle); his Deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (right) and Hon. Minister, Youth and Sports, Comrade (Barr.) Solomon Dalung, during the 6th Delta State Sport Sports Festival, at Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro Stadium.
Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (midle); his Deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (right) and Hon. Minister, Youth and Sports, Comrade (Barr.) Solomon Dalung, during the 6th Delta State Sport Sports Festival, at Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro Stadium.

The governor of Delta State Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has promised more support to enhance school sports in Delta state.

Senator Okowa affirmed this position at the on going maiden edition of the Zenith Bank Delta Principal Cup which has brought the need for a vibrant school sports to the state and by extension the country.

“Sporting activities are vital areas where our young men and women can be meaningfully engaged;they keep the young busy and away from delinquent behaviours and youth restiveness in all its ramifications;besides,it also gives opportunity and international prominence.

The governor also traced Delta’s State successes in sport on both the local and international scene to grassroots sports development.

“It is an open secret that the constant successes achieved by Delta State in national competitions is largely due to grassroots support for sports”.

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