National President, Nigeria Aquatic Federation, Chinoye Aliyu has said that the facilities in Delta state being host of the national sports festival will serve as performance centre for future aquatic athletes, which will be used to train and retrain them internationally.
Aliyu stated this in an interview with journalists in Asaba, the state capital, when she expressed satisfaction at the standard of the swimming pool and the ongoing events for the swimming athletes.
The president noted that swimmers will continue to utilize the complex immediately after the programme for other events.
She added that the complex will also serve for annual swimming competition that will involve all swimming federation, military and paramilitary.
She maintained that the president of school sports will organize a swimming competition to select Nigerian children that are going to represent Nigeria in June, and they will camp in Delta state for their training.
On drug, Aliyu noted that the international body is monitoring the swimmers, especially on their nutrition.
She commended the state government for creating a wonderful complex for swimmers and which have equally broken national records.