Written by Austine ELEMUE

Ohaa inaugurates committee on national sports festival


As part of efforts to ensure the successful hosting of the 2018 Annual National Sports Festival in Abuja later this December, the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Sir Christian Ohaa, has inaugurated a 15-man committee. 

Inaugurating the committee on Friday in his office, Ohaa, who is also the chairman, explained that the event would boost the economic potential of the city and also enhance the image of the FCT. 

He said: "This event will add colour to our city, boost the image of the Federal Capital Territory as a sport loving city and grow our economy. 

“Although, the hosting is not entirely the responsibility of FCT, we have been charged with the task of taking care of four major areas as the major partner. The areas are security, opening and closing ceremony, game services and transportation.”

The vice chairman of the committee, Mr.Oladimeji Hassan, thanked the administration for the honour and promised to deliver on the committee’s mandate. 

Other members of the committee include: the Secretary of Education Secretariat, Health and Human Services, Transportation, Area Council Services Secretariat, Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, Director of Information, Chief Press Secretary to FCT Minister, Director of Treasury, Director of Security, Director of Sports, Director of Abuja Environmental Protection Board, Director of Facility Management and Chief of Protocol. 



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