Sports writers task Kano state government on NYG 2022
By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
Journalists under the aegis of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN north west zone have appealed to Kano state government to commence preparations for the hosting of the 2022 edition of the annual National Youth Games.
The federal ministry of youths and sports have announced Kano as the host of the 2022 edition of the largest gathering of Nigeria’s sports cadets.
The group warned that months to the scheduled commencement of the game to be hosted in Kano, banal visible hosting preparations are yet to commenced.
The body at the end of its north west zonal meeting held in Katsina last Thursday note that there is the urgent need for the host state top begin to show visibility .
SWAN stated that the hitch free hosting of the games by Kano will attract more hosting rights been awarded to other states in the region, adding that it will portray a positive narratives about the zone as against the perennial negative narratives .
According to the press release issued by the zonal body at the end of the meeting, if Kano performs wonderfully as the host state, sports governing bodies will be gingered to move major events to Kano and other parts of north west zone.
The group urged the host state to proceed to set up all the relevant structures that will facilitate the smooth hosting of the games in the ancient city.