Former NBBF Vice President hails Gara Gombe Over Maiden Inter Primary Schools Athletics


The recent maiden editions of inter primary schools athletics championship organized by Ahmad Shuaibu Gara Gombe have been described as a step taken to produce national and international athletes in the state.

The former vice chairman of the Nigerian Basketball Federation NBBF, Alhaji Muktar Adamu Khali alias Malone stated this in a chat with newsmen in Kano.

Malone who is also the former Zone 3 basketball President said this grassroots development, adding that in a few years, Gombe will dominate athletics events in the country.

He said it be could recalled that old Bendel state adopted similar programs in the past, which yielded positive results.

“Apart from dominating various sporting events, Bendel athletes scattered all over states across the country,” he explained.

Malone said that “I have following the Gombe inter Primary athletics championship through Facebook, I enjoyed watching it. And hope people should encourage Gara Gombe in this regard.”

While commending Gara Gombe for single-handled sponsoring the championship, he urged the state governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya to support him to achieve the desired objective.

Malone however called on wealthy individuals to emulate Gara Gombe in their various states towards the overall development of sporting events in the country.

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