The Chairman of Anambra State Sports Development Commission, ASSDC, Patrick-Estate Onyedum has declared that the future is brighter for young talented athletes in Anambra because the state has a sports loving Governor; who is himself a sportsman.
Correspondent Joseph Egbeocha reports that Mr. Onyedum made the declaration while felicitating Governor Chukwuma Soludo, the people of Anambra State, especially the sports community, on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of the state creation.
Congratulating the sports community for their exploits in Nigeria and around the world, Mr. Onyedum also poured special encomium on Anambra sportsmen and sportswomen; both living and dead, for their immense contributions to the development of the state and placing it on the world map.
He described this years’ anniversary as another opportunity for Ndi Anambra to celebrate their statehood in spite obvious challenges, adding that the sports sector has, like some other sectors, done well in uplifting the state.
Credit: Joseph Egbeocha