Sports activities Lovers Laud NCC Tennis ChampionshipThe Nigerian Communications Fee (NCC)’s assist for sports activities growth with specific reference to the favored NCC sponsored tennis championship for youth, dominated discussions on the launch of a ebook on sports activities in Nigeria in Lagos on the weekend.
On the launch of the ebook titled ‘Sport in Nigeria: Going Spherical in Circles”, – authored by Sports activities Administrator, Godwin Kienka, on the Lagos Garden Tennis Membership, Race Course, Onikan, Lagos, the place the Govt Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, was the Visitor of Honour, the Fee was acknowledged as a patriotic company establishment that has supported sports activities in Nigeria on the grass roots.
The cross part of the sports activities directors and admirers of tennis urged the Fee to not relent in supporting sports activities in Nigerian for the advantage of empowering the youths within the nation, identical to it has completed within the sponsorship of tennis throughout the six geopolitical zones.
The writer of the ebook, Godwin Kienka, acknowledged that the sponsorship provided by the Fee since 2015, has set the tone for the event of Nigerian youths for future careers in garden tennis.
“I wish to recognize the NCC for having set a sterling instance lately for different non-public and public sector stakeholders and establishments to emulate. We recognize the Govt Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta for sustaining the sponsorship when he assumed workplace in 2015 and for his excellent contribution to youth and sport growth in Nigeria on the whole,” Kienka stated.
Between 2015 and 2016, the NCC engaged in sponsorship of garden tennis tournaments that rekindled curiosity in and re-defined tennis competitors in Nigeria due to the renewal it delivered to tennis growth in Nigeria.
A part of NCC’s goal for embarking on the tourney was to assist in nurturing and exploring the skills within the Nigerian youth by way of strong competitors in order to assist them good their expertise. It was additionally to advertise peace and friendship among the many gamers and by extension enthrone a pan-Nigeria solidarity of sports activities lovers.
The match, which featured the internet hosting of a number of marches in numerous elements of the nation, together with Lagos, Port Harcourt, Asaba, Onitsha, Abeokuta, Kaduna, Abuja, and Enugu, additionally had the target of fruitfully partaking the gamers, officers and the youth inhabitants in some value-driven actions related to the sports activities competitors on the whole.