Malam Nasiru Ahmed El-rufai Unity, Peace Championship Sports Committee inaugurated
Written by News Room on May 25, 2021
The Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly, Right Honourable Yusuf Zailani has inaugurated the Malam Nasiru Ahmed el-Rufai Unity and Peace Championship Sports Competition committee in Kaduna where 25 million naira trophies would be won.
Inaugurating the committee, the Speaker who was represented by his Special Assistant on Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hadija lbrahim Arab, said trophies would be competed on Athletics, Volleyball, Basketball, Football and Track and field Athletics in all the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.
Also speaking, Senior Special Assistant to the Speaker on Youth, Sports and Culture, Honourable Ekene Abubakar Adams, said the competition, apart from fostering the much needed peace and unity in Kaduna, will create 2,300 jobs.
On his part, Chairman of the Committee and former Chairman Nigerian Football Authority, NFA, Dr. Tijjani Yusuf, who welcome the initiative, promised that it would lead to the emergence of professionals that would represent Nigeria in world sports competitions.
The 13-member committee included: Engineer Musa Nimrod ,Pastor Scambo Morrison, Yakubu lbrahim and Barrister Musa Amadu. Others are: Coach Hassan Abubakar, Gideon Shamaki Shehu Abdullahi Ex-lnternational, Tijjani Babangida and Alex Sule Manna as Secretary.