– The honourable minister of interior, Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) flagged off the event
The honourable minister of interior, Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), has flagged off the maiden edition of ministry of interior games.
The five days event, which closes on Saturday, October 29 is aimed at integrating the five agencies in the ministry through sports.
Considering the pivotal role of agencies under the ministry in ensuring safety and security, Dambazau is optimistic that the five days sport fiesta will impact the spirit of sportsmanship, discipline, team work, dedication, and result oriented attitude on the agencies.
In his remarks, the interior minister posited that the part to excellence must be sought as well as followed, as nation building and development requires men and women of valor and integrity who believe in themselves and are determined to give quality service.
Also speaking at the event, the honourable minister of sports and youth development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, saluted the brilliant initiative of Dambazau, even as he admonished participants on the need to take sporting activities seriously, considering its overall benefits for participants who distinguished themselves.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who was the Special Guest of Honour was represented by the deputy governor of Kaduna state, Architect Yusuf Barnabas Bala.