The governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu in Asaba, lauded the handlers and the management of the Delta State Sports Commission for the feat.
National Youth Games
The state finished with a total of 67 medals, made up of 27 gold, 24 silver and 16 bronze to win the 2018 Games.
In the event held at the Ilorin Stadium Complex, Team Delta also clinched one silver medal to win a total of 13 medals in the swimming event.
Ibrahim Galadima, Chairman, Kano State Sports Commission on Thursday criticised the screening method adopted at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin, to ascertain age of the athletes.
Team Lagos had beaten Team Benue, who won bronze, to reach the final.
As competitions in the National Youth Games in Ilorin begin on Monday, the Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Kweku Tandoh, on Monday assured Lagosians that the state’s 158 athletes for the event would excel.
No fewer than 200 Team Lagos athletes from 25 sports will begin Open Camp from August 27 to 31, after which they go into a Closed Camp from September 2 to 6, 2018.
Uwagbale told newsmen as the competition entered Day 2 that coaches and directors of sports from the zone had been warned to desist from fielding overage athletes.
Eke told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Ilorin that a new squash court was on the verge of being completed.
Anambra Government may have to pay a fine of N5 million to the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development if the indications that the state will not participate in this year’s National Youth Games are true.
Bank-Anthony made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos while speaking on the state’s readiness the Youth Games coming up in September.