24th June, 2011
The Federal Government has expressed satisfaction with the facilities put in place by the host state of the forthcoming National Sports Festival.
River State has put in place all the necessary facilities needed to make this yearâ€™s edition a memorable event.
Speaking on behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan, Speaker of House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, commended the Rivers State Government for putting in place world class facilities for the games.
He said what he saw on ground was a clear indication that the state is ready to host the sports festival.
â€œI’m impressed with the facilities I saw here. There is no doubt that this yearâ€™s edition will be a glamorous event,â€ he said.