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National Sports Festival: Rivers State Government to honour state’s  contingent 

 Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will honour the state’s  contingent to the 19th National Sports Festival  for winning the second  position.
Speaking after  receiving the National Sports Festival  Second Position Trophy  at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday, Governor Wike directed the State Commissioner of Sports to arrange for a date when the State Government will host the contigent.
Governor Wike also received a Special Recognition Award for his contribution to the development of Wrestling in Africa.
He said: “I thank our contigent to the National Sports Festival for making the State proud. I think with better preparation, we would have emerged the first place.
“We have very good athletes and they  showed themselves as great performers during the National Sports Festival. By the next  Sports Festival, Rivers State will emerge the first”.
Governor Wike said that the people of the Niger Delta are happy that states from the geo-political zone took the first three positions at the National Sports Festival.
The governor said that the Rivers State Government will continue to invest in the development of sports.
Rivers State Commissioner of Sports, Boma Iyaye said that the State received a trophy for being the first runner up at the 19th National Sports Festival.
He said that the contigent of the state to the sporting fiesta displayed courage and dedication  to win the second position.
Simeon Nwakaudu,
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media.
19th December, 2018.
Pictures 2 and 3: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike with the Second Position Trophy of the National Sports Festival  at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday. 
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike with the Second Position Trophy of the National Sports Festival at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike with the Second Position Trophy of the National Sports Festival at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike receiving the Second Position Trophy of the National Sports Festival from the State Sports Commissioner, Boma Iyaye at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday. 
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