Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Hajiya Habiba Lawal, has said government was making efforts to commence local manufacturing of sports equipment. Materials such as balls, goal posts, nets, and other sporting kits were distributed to 55 schools in Adamawa
Lawal, who was represented by Dr William Alo, Permanent Secretary, Special Duties in the office of the SGF made this known on Saturday at the official unveiling, launch and presentation of sports equipment to 2000 primary schools by National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) in Yola.
who was represented by the deputy governor, Mr Martins Babale, In his remark, Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa said his administration had already put measures in place to boost sports in the state since it is a major uniting factor among diverse groups.
He said the administration was built on three cardinal objectives which included development, peace and poverty reduction.