The maiden meeting of the local organising committee (LOC) of the 2016 edition of the Interior Games 2016 held yesterday in Kaduna.
The 17-man committee meeting, presided over by the chairman of the LOC and the Kaduna State Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Culture, Daniel A. Danauta, saw the members of the committee commit to ensuring that the games would be free of hitches, while presenting a great of show of sportsmanship and entertainment.
Also in attendance were Hon. (Dr) Bitiyong Yakubu Nkom, Hon. (DCN) Nuhu Goroh Shadalafiya, Hamza Musa (Nigeria Immigrations Service), Dauda Gagwai (Nigeria Prisons Service), Ogbeta Tony Heart (Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corps) and ASP Dennis Tumba of the Nigeria Police Force, Emmanuel Tiyakanet (Ministry of Health), Usman Tukur (Government House), Muktar Mohammed (Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, MYSC), Elisha Yashim (Director, Sports, MYSC), Muhammad Tajudeen (MYSC) and Zakari Haruna Isah (PRO MYSC).
Musa Adamu (permanent secretary, MYSC), as well as the chairman of the state chapter of the Sport Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and secretary of the LOC, Isaiah Benjamin who is the LOC Secretary, were in attendance.
The Interior Games is expected to commence from October 15, 2016 all things being equal.