Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong

Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong

Governor Lalong Showers Millions On Plateau Contingent To Edo 2020; Directs Hosting Of Plateau Sports Festival

Governor Lalong Showers Millions On Plateau Contingent To Edo 2020; Directs Hosting Of Plateau Sports Festival

7/23/2021 5:48:00 AM

Governor Lalong Showers Millions On Plateau Contingent To Edo 2020; Directs Hosting Of Plateau Sports Festival

It was a night of jubilation at the Banquet Hall of the New Government House, Little Rayfield as Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong hosted the State

He said “After intensive competition at the 12-day National Sports Fiesta in Edo State, Plateau contingent took the 13th position and came home with 37 medals comprising of 8 gold, 13 silver, and 16 bronze. Although our aim was to emerge top, we are nevertheless proud of the efforts of our contingent who gave their best. I congratulate the athletes, coaches and other supporting staff for making us proud as the second best team in the North and the best in the North Central.”

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Lalong then showered the athletes and their coaches with cash gifts by announcing that “all gold medalists will receive the sum of 1 million Naira each; Silver Medalists 700 Thousand Naira each; and Bronze Medalists 500 Thousand Naira each. Medal winning Coaches will also receive a flat rate of 300 Thousand Naira each; while other athletes will get ‘Thanks for Coming’ to be delivered by the Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development.”

“I want the situation where each year, we should put together our own version of Plateau Sports Festival where we can comprehensively identify, harness and package our sporting talents who can go out to fly the flag of the State. This will be a springboard for their journey to the global stage” he said. headtopics.com

Commissioner for sports Mr. Victor Lapan praised the Lalong administration, which has continued to pay attention to developing sporting talents particularly at the grassroots through various youth programmes that discover, groom and showcase hidden potentials. According to him, since assuming office, Governor Lalong has sponsored Plateau sportsmen and women to various Championships and Tournaments which resulted in winning a total of 170 gold; 157 silver; and 170 bronze medals.

ADVERTISEMENTTeam Captain Ifeoma Juliet said the contingent was overwhelmed by the magnanimity of the Governor who surprised the athletes with such handsome financial gifts. She appealed to the Governor to look at other issues of the welfare and logistics of the athletes, assuring that they will do more to deliver more victories to the State.

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