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7th NYGS: Kano State To Reward Athletics Triple If They Win A Medal

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

From: YUSUF A. YUSUF GIGINYU

Over 300 Kano state contingencies arrived in Asaba, the capital city of Delta State, safely to participate in the 7th edition of the National Youth Games 2023.

The contingent left Kano around 11:45 p.m. and arrived in Asaba at 10 p.m. after a 23-hour journey. Before their departure, the commissioner for rural and community development, Hon. Hamza Safiyanu Kachako, who is overseeing the affairs of the ministry of youth and sports development, briefed the athletes as representatives of the state to be good ambassadors by showing honesty and integration and also to redouble their moral spirit by winning many gold medals.

He said, the Kano state government has plans to promote all sporting activities in order to engage the youth. The commissioner said Eng. Abba Kabir Yusuf will be more happy if Kano wins medals in all events.

He also said, any athlete who wins a medal will receive triple rewards from the state governor, commissioner, and state legislature, respectively. On his part, the director has special duty and the current Act.

The chairman of the Kano State Sports Commission, Malam Bala Sani Shehu, said all the athletes are in good health and are ready to display their talents through winning medals.

Kano State to participate in 18 sporting associations that include football, handball, rugby boys and girls teams, hockey, badminton, chess, fives, golf, judo, karate and shooting, taekwondo, kokawa, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling, gymnastics, and deaf athletics.
A total of 34 scoring sports will be staged at the games, which will span from September 20th to September 29th of the same month.

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