The Rivers State Golden Jubilee Committee has lined up sequence of sports activities actions to mark the creation of the state 50 years ago. participants of the sub committees disclosed this at a media chat in Port Harcourt.
Rivers State was once created on may just 27, 1967 with the aid of the then defense force Administration of common Yakubu Gowon.
Secretary of Media/Publicity sub committee, Hon Emma Okah listed the events to incorporate soccer, boat regatta, cycling, polo and wrestling.
in keeping with Okah, who can be Rivers Commissioner for Housing, the football completion will happen among the 23 native governments of Rivers State, just as he knowledgeable that folks who have featured in Nigeria soccer Federation (NFF) geared up competitions or performed skilled soccer might not be accepted to participate within the competition. The cycling adventure is predicted to haven’t any fewer than 120 cyclists from across the united states crisscrossing main landmarks in Port Harcourt prior to ending at a region with regards to government house.
also talking, the alternate chairman of Media/Publicity subcommittee, Mr Ibifiri Bobmanuel disclosed that a Golden Jubilee Polo Fiesta to be able to entice gamers throughout Nigeria will happen on the PH Polo membership.
An after party with celebrated Nigeria artistes and comedians will wrap up the polo fiesta.
Chairman of Performances and Exhibitions subcommittee, Dr (Mrs) Ngozi Odu additional disclosed plans for boat regatta as a way to happen among 8 local government that are mainly riverine with the proposed venue at Port Harcourt vacationer seaside.
Wrestling competitors amongst 15 local governments is expected to illuminate quite a lot of communities who’re conventional wrestlers with a grand finale scheduled for Port Harcourt.
Secretary of the subcommittee, Hon Martins Amaewhule, who is also the chief of Rivers State home of assembly, disclosed that there could be zonal eliminations ahead of the wrestlers battle for Golden Jubilee champion.