Engr. Bashir Gegu host 4th edition of white Lion Competition, Lauds GYB for support
By Yahaya Idris, Kogi.
Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Mineral and Natural Resources, Engr. Mohammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu, has assured the people of Kogi State on the Governor Yahaya Bello’s continued support for sports men and women at enduring the State is represented national and international competition.
While congratulating the winner, participating teams, officials, and organizers vowed to do more.
Mr. Gegu who hosted the 4th edition of White Lion Competition said the Governor has invested so much in youth, women and human capital development as part of effort to fulfilled his engineering campaign promised geared towards engaging them and also reduced high rate of crime in the State
The Commissioner was represented by the Kogi LG Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Hon Abubakar Onah noted that some talented players have been discovered in the just concluded competition, adding that they can compete favourably with any teams in the country.
Global Times Nigeria revealed that the annual competition is on instance of the Commissioner for Solid Mineral and Natural Resources who saw the need to hunt for talents and also empower them inline with Governor Yahaya Bello’s New Direction Mantra.
“kogi State Government is committed to tapping talents through various sporting activities, and culture of sports development that would represent the State at national and international sports arena.
On his part, the Executive Chairman of Kogi LG, Hon Aliyu Daudu praised the tireless effort of the political leader of the area and Commissioner for Solid Mineral and Natural Resources, Engr. Abubakar Bashir Gegu for his sincere commitment attaining peace, progress and development of the Kogi LG.
The council boss who served as Special Guest of honour at the event noted that the State Government has been supporting the grassroots games, assuring that it would continued to do so at ensuring hidden talents are discovered among the youths in Kogi and Nigeria at large.
While second position goes to High Landers FC of Ozi honoured with Medals, youngest players and cash donation
Best coach, best goalkeeper,
Highest goal scorer and uMost well behaved team.
Presentation of medals to some invited guests, trophies to winners and Cash donation among others.