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Yuguda Tasks Bauchi Athletes on Sports Festival

| October 10, 2012 More

 Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State

By Segun Awofadeji

Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has tasked the state athletes that will participate at the forthcoming 18th National Sports Festival billed for Lagos State in November to make the state proud by winning more medals during the competition.

The Governor made the remark at the weekend while receiving the Unity Torch of the NSF at the government House Bauchi.  He jogged 100m with the Unity Torch in support of the sporting fiesta that brings youths of the country under one umbrella without any discrimination or tribalism.

He explained that the Festival Torch of Unity symbolises unity in every meaning. 

“This Torch of Unity is symbol of prosperity, patriotism as well as greatness of our country, through sports.”

Governor Yuguda commended the Bauchi State athletes that participated at the just concluded Intra zonal eliminations competition in Gombe for making the state proud and challenged them to win more medals during the sports festival proper.

Earlier, the Zonal Coordinator of the National Sports Commission in charge of North East zone, Alhaji Talba Shua Umar applauded Governor Yuguda’s developmental in the state.

He described the governor as the pace setter in the North East zone in terms of promoting sporting activities. He urged him to maintain the tempo.

Category: Bauchi State News

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