Patigi High School, site of this year’s grand finale of the 5th edition of the annual sports festival, packed the capital yesterday as the event came to a close.
An eyewitness confirmed that it hasn’t been as good as this, as people from various communities in Patigi and outside flocked to honor the occasion.
It was a moment of great reunion, a moment when politicians buried their political affiliation to reconnect, unite and fraternize in the interest of the people of the Patigi local government area.
Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq Special Advisor, Kwara State Executive Governor Hon Umar Mohammed Attahiru in his speech welcomed all participating athletes, officials, HRH Alhaji Ibrahim Umar, Etsu of Patigi Emirates, political gladiators present, dignitaries present, various interests.
On behalf of His Excellency, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Executive Governor of Kwara State, who has made gigantic strides in Youth Development and Sports in the area of various MSMEs Billion Naira Soft Loan Grant, Factory of kwara clothing, reconstruction of squash courts, Table tennis court, handball court according to international standards, renovation of sports facilities in all areas, I am pleased to inform you about the position of the state government on sports to the people of various communities in Patigi that will change the narrative of grassroots sports development, he said. .
In addition, he thanked Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for adding value, flavor and glamor to the event and that due to the position held by the various communities in Patigi LGA in the heart of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the state government promised to rehabilitate the stadium of the municipality of Patigi in a jiffy. distant time for a new generation of talent to emerge and build a career.
From then on, he ordered all the people of Patigi, one of what is expected of them and that is that they meet, to start the operation No to nay sayer, enemy of good internal government and ensure that we mobilize and mobilize still more for the second term Re- Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s electoral mandate so that we can enjoy the democracy dividend the more
Goodwill messages were delivered from the organizer of this year’s events, His Royal Highness Etsu of Patigi, dignitaries, bigwigs in Patigi politics, political groups and other relevant stakeholders.
In addition to the presentation of trophies and medals to the athletes and officials, the winners were presented with several awards of excellence from MVP, great sponsor of the Patigi Sports Festival, the youngest player, the largest number of supportive fans, the team with the greatest discipline , etc., as well as prizes such as Plasma TVs, ceiling fans, standing fans, DVD players, sports bags, foreign brand jerseys and foreign football boots for the winning teams and individuals, special awards of excellence were received on behalf of His Excellency Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as a friend of youth and lover of sports. Governor and Rm Hon (Eng) Yakubu Salihu Danladi, Speaker of Kwara State Assembly as Youth Ambassador for North Kwara
Prayers were offered for His Excellency Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and all who have made this festival a success.
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