Partners with GLEA, stakeholders for State’s firs athletics event for tertiary schools
Gara Gombe Ahmed Shuaibu
By Rasheed Adewuyi
The Gombe State Athletics Association (GAA) in conjunction with the Gombe Local Education Authority (GLEA) is inviting the general public, parents, teachers and sports enthusiasts to the first Gombe inter-primary schools athletics Championship.
The AthIetics carnival which holds at the prestigious Pantami Stadium Start off from Saturday July 8th, to July 9th,10th, 11th 2023 from 8am to 6pm daily.
According to the main organizing Committee, the Competition which had taken months to plan, has organized several Seminars for Coaches, NAATO officials, School Games-masters, Groundmen and the Media, and promises to be spectacular and worthy of its expectant Spectators.
Apparently, anchored and sponsored by the Chairman of Gombe State AthIetics Association, Hon. Ahmed Shuaibu Gara Gombe, the competition has already attracted over 36 primary schools numbering over 1,100 pupils from all over the state.
The maiden Primary Schools AthIetics Championship is aimed at revolutionizing AthIetics in Gombe State among primary school kids up to secondary school students.
To this end, the 4-day Championship is aimed at warming the hearts of school Games masters, teachers, Parents and Gombe State Government towards encouraging their talented Children to opt for Sports to eke out a living than divert their energy to unprofitable social vices.
However, Gombe AthIetics body the GAA, is also calling on sports philanthropists, businessmen, Parents and the private sector to assist in the sponsorship of the project.
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