The Ministry of Interior has concluded plans to organise an annual sports event in October, 2016 to help personnel of the ministry and those of its agencies improve their health.
The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau disclosed this when he officially received the ministry’s athletes who excelled at the 2014 and 2015 Federation of Public Service Games (FEPSGA) in Akure and Imo state respectively.
While noting that apart from improving the health of staff, he stressed that sports helps widen their thinking faculty which enables them perform better in their areas of responsibility.
The Minister who commended the Ministry’s athletes for their exploits at the Games, promised to “provide and upgrade all the sports facilities in the ministry” to allow them participate in variety of sporting events.
The 26 medalists got cash reward from the Minister.