The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has expressed hope that the 12th Nigerian Police Games which will take place in Awka, Anambra from this Saturday to March 7 will throw up new talents for the country.
Dare, while receiving AIG Alkali Mohammed, the Chairman, Police Games Planning Committee and Force Secretary who visited him in Abuja, noted that the Police Games had produced great talents for Nigeria.
The minister expressed happiness that the Games was holding before the National Sports Festival NSF in Benin and would afford the ministry the opportunity of getting more athletes and facilities developed.
Mohammed said a record number of 3,000 police men and women would take part in the Games slated for Awka in Anambra. The Games Planning Committee Chairman said all was set for a hitch-free competition.
Mohammed said that the Games organisers had so far enjoyed the tremendous support of the Anambra State Governor, Willy Obiano, and all was set for a great event.