By John Ndu
Amawbia (Awka South LGA), Sept. 10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State will host this year’s Nigeria Police Games, Gov. Willie Obiano has directed.
The governor gave the directive when the Chairman, Nigeria Police Games’ Planning Committee, AIG Sani Mohammed visited him at Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia to plead for the hosting of the event.
The Police Games is bi-ennial event through which sporting talents in the force were usually identified.
He expressed appreciation to the Police for their contributions in making the state safe for Ndi Anambra.
Earlier, Mr Mohammed, a Commander, Police Academy, Kano noted that he was in the state to inform the Governor of the upcoming Games.
He commended Gov. Obiano for the solid achievements in the state describing him as “courageous and outstanding leader, who has been providing democracy dividends to his people’’.
“The Governor has promised to be part of the Games and urged the Committee to furnish him with the schedule of the events,’’ Mohammed added.
Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration in Anambra, Mr Chris Owolabi noted that he was happy over the support offered by Anambra Government toward ensuring the success of the Games. (MOI)