Thu. Sep 29th, 2022

Abia Reporters




“Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu is a pacesetter among the State governors in grassroots sports development “; the Hon. Minister of youth and sports Mr. Sunday Akin Dare stated this while appreciating the governor of Abia state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for instituting the first of it’s kind sports and youth development program in the country.

In a letter communication to the governor of Abia state, the minister thanked Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for his relentless efforts, passion and commitment to the development of youth and grassroots sports in Abia state through the laudable Abia state school sports festival 2020. The minister added that the elaborate opening ceremony, huge attention, invitation of foreign scouts and sheer size of the 2020 school sports festival is no doubt going to be result-oriented and hopeful of many talent discoveries that holds Nigeria’s future in sports.

Finally, he promised to grace the closing ceremony of the school sports festival 2020 to show solidarity for the good works of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu in sports development and to encourage other state governors to emulate Abia state in reviving school sports.


@Eric Dwyse Ikwuagwe

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