Connect with us

Asaba Metro News

Rivers State Governor

News

Mr Projects: Governor Wike Remodels Sports Facilities in Rivers State

Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that his administration is investing in the development of sports facilities to engage youths in meaningful sporting activities in Rivers State.

Addressing journalists after inspecting ongoing remodelling sports facilities of the Diete Spiff Civic Centre on Wednesday, Governor Wike said that sports will engage youths and ensure that they shun crime.

He said that hundreds of youths will be encouraged to embrace sports because it is also a source of empowerment.

The governor noted that the sports facilities at the Civic Centre will be modernised to serve this era.

ALSO READ:  Aniocha/Oshimili: Elumelu Embarks on More Constituency Projects As Omu Anioma Commends His Achievements

He said: “Sports is a major component of the GDP of many countries. Here in Rivers State, we are developing sports facilities to ensure that many youths embrace sports.

“Those who will be involved in sports will have no time to participate in crime and social vices”.

The governor specifically said that the swimming pool, lawn tennis courts, badminton courts and the hostels at the centre are being recreated by his administration.

He said that the remodelling of the sports facilities at the Civic Centre is the second phase of his administration’s intervention in Diete Spiff Civic Centre.

ALSO READ:  Dame Okowa, O5 Initiative Celebrate 2022 World Orphans Day, Present Food Items, Others to Orphanages, Families

Governor Wike said that the first phase of the remodelling was completed in August 2016, which made the facility available to host the 2016 NBA General Conference.

For advert placement, publication of news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials on this Website, kindly send mail to asabametro@gmail.com.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

More in News

Advertisement

TRENDING STORIES

Advertisement

LATEST STORIES

Advertisement
To Top