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Governor Wike commends Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board for implementing state sports policy 

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has commended the  State Universal Basic Education Board (RSUBEB) for diligently implementing the State School  Sports Policy which led to the victory of Banham Model Primary  School, Port  Harcourt during the Channels International (Under-13) Kids Football Competition.
Governor Wike also announced  the automatic  admission for all the players at the Real Madrid Football Academy.
Speaking during a  reception for players and technical crew of Banham Model Primary School,  Port Harcourt,  winners of Channels International (Under 13) Kids Football Competition  at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday,  Governor Wike said that his administration  will assist the kids achieve  their sporting goals.
He said: “I want to commend the leadership of Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board for implementing  our goals in developing  sports across all schools in the state. We are gathered here today because  of the successful  implementation of  this policy.
“I therefore offer all the players of Banham Model Primary School Port Harcourt,   automatic admission into the Real Madrid Football Academy.  The Real Madrid Football Academy opens in August”.
The Governor stated that the Rivers State Government will sponsor  the players  and  their coaches to Madrid,  for two weeks of training at Real Madrid Football Club.
He directed the Secretary to the Rivers State Government  to liaise with the school management  to prepare  the processes  for the children to travel to Spain during  the long vacation.
Governor Wike charged the children  to remain  focused, disciplined  and  work towards emerging as successful footballers in the future.
“Focus on football.  It will take you places. Don’t  allow anyone to deceive you to join cult groups.  While you are playing football,  read your books.
“That is why at the Real Madrid Football Academy we have merged football  and education for the training of the children”, he said.
Director of Administration,  Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board,  Mr Diminary Franklin said that the children  displayed the governor’s winning  spirit  during  the Championship.
He said that the State Government funding of sports in schools  through the provision of sports equipment and necessary funds led to the growth  of sports in all schools.
Captain of Banham Model Primary School,  Port Harcourt,  Master Kingdom  Tamuno introduced  his colleagues  and also presented  the trophy  to  the Rivers State Governor.
Simeon Nwakaudu,
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor,  Electronic Media.
28th June, 2019
Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (m) with  players  of Banham Model Primary School,  Port Harcourt,  winners of Channels International (Under 13) Kids Football Competition  at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday
Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike receiving the Channels Television Under 13 Trophy from Captain of Banham Model Primary School,  Port Harcourt,  Master Kingdom  Tamuno at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday.
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