Cross River Expresses Support For NUJ Zonal Media Games

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Mr. Patrick Ugbe, Cross River Commissioner for Sports
Mr. Patrick Ugbe, Cross River Commissioner for Sports

The Cross River State Government has expressed its readiness to support the 1st Nigeria Union Of Journalists (NUJ) Zonal Media Games should the State get the hosting rights.

The state commissioner for youth and sports development, Mr. Patrick Ugbe stated this Tuesday when he received the State NUJ Sport Committee led by its chairman Mr. Judex Okoro in his Office.

The Commissioner who expressed his happiness for the state union’s interest in sporting activities said Cross River State is increasingly becoming a destination for sporting events.

“Sports is part of life and I am happy that NUJ has decided to take sports seriously which is good for your fitness after the daily rigorous work.

“We wish you well as you work towards bringing the NUJ Zonal Media games to Calabar, we will be there to support you and give adequate attention in our own little way.

“As you know, Cross River is increasingly becoming a destination for sports and sporting events, we are very confident that should you succeed to bring the event to Cross River, it will be given adequate attention. You know Cross River has a track record for hosting and organizing such an event.” he said.

Earlier the chairman of the NUJ sports committee, Mr. Judex Okoro said the committee was in the commissioner’s office to intimate him of the effort of the State Council of NUJ to secure the hosting rights of the South South competition of the NUJ Zone F Media Games slated for November 2013.

The Zone F of the NUJ comprises of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo and Rivers State.

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