In preparation for the forthcoming National Sports Festival, NSF to be hosted by Delta State Government, the State Executive Council, SEC has approved the upgrade of a number of sports facilities, including hostels that will accommodate the athletes and officials.
This piece of information was made available by the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu who briefed journalists shortly after the Exco meeting in Asaba yesterday.
Mr. Aniagwu said the State intends to situate the sports facilities in schools so that it can be useful to those schools after the Festival.
The Commissioner also disclosed that the SEC also approved the upgrade of a hockey pitch at Okpanam.
His words, “You also do know that we will be hosting the National Sports Festival in November, this year hence, Exco has approved the upgrade of a number of sports facilities, including hostels to accommodate the athletes.
“We have tried to situate some of the sports facilities in schools in order for these facilities to still be useful after the sports festival. Exco has approved the upgrade of a hockey pitch at Okpanam,” he concluded.