*charges states to rededicate efforts
By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
National headquarters of Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria ( YSFON) is planning a 2/3days retreat for all functioning states chairmen/secretaries in Abuja in December this year.
According to the Federation’s President, who also doubles as the Deputy Governor of Kano State, His Excellency, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, the retreat is in keeping with the promise to use his position as Deputy Governor of Kano State to reposition the Federation noting that there will be an award for the best performing state and sponsors of YSFON programmes at the end of the retreat.
Gawuna also enjoined all the state Excos to discharge their duties diligently and renew their commitments to the Federation at both the state and national level with an assurance that all the grassroots tournament in this year’s calendar of the body will be duly executed before the end of the year.
” The retreat is in keeping with my earlier promise towards making the Federation retain its number one position as the discoverer of grassroots sports talents in the country.
” We’ll also want to assure you that all our remaining programmes for this year such as U-15 boys football and athletics championship in Bauchi, Erin ile tournament and Kogi President Unity cup shall be organised before the end of the year.”, concluded Gawuna.