The Director of Sports in the state Sports Council, Emmanuel Utobo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the contingent comprised 50 athletes and 25 officials.
Browsing: Charles Akpuenika
The Ebonyi State Government has rewarded Abraham Owutoshi, an ex-corps member with N300,000 for distinguishing himself during his service year…
Akpuenika made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Abakaliki, noting that 2020 remained one of his best years.
The disclosure was made by the Ebonyi State Sports Commissioner, Charles Akpuenika, while briefing newsmen after State Executive Council Meeting in Abakaliki on Tuesday
The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Youths Development and Sports, Charles Akpuenika, says work has commenced on the Olympic stadium being constructed by the state government.
Non-indigenes in Ebonyi have promised to give 100, 000 votes to Governor David Umahi on March 9, in reaction to the presidential and national assembly polls’ voter apathy.
Charles Akpuenika, the state’s Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the government was concentrating on locally-organised sporting events to unearth hidden talents.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the NYSC stopped posting corps members to the council due to the fratricidal communal conflicts between the Ezillo/Ezza Ezillo communities which lasted from 2008 to 2011.
The National Youth Service Corps members in Ebonyi are currently receiving the increased monthly allowances granted them by the state government.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nwankwo, 16, hails from Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state and won the medal in the 53 kg category of the Games.
The Ebonyi Ministry of Youths and Sports says it will partner with the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria to adequately publicise the forthcoming David Umahi Tertiary Institutions Games.
Umahi fulfilled the pledge at the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Afikpo, Ebonyi, during the swearing-in ceremony of the 2018 Batch ‘B’ corps members deployed to the state.