19th NSF’ Torch of unity arrives Lafia Thursday
As 2018 National Sports Festival around the corner, the movement of the TORCH OF UNITY which is the symbol of peace and unity for the games will arrive Lafia, Nasarawa State Capital, tomorrow, Thursday, 4th October, 2018, after President Muhammadu Buhari flagged it off on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
This was contained in statement issued by PRO Nasarawa State Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Eche Amos.
With Lafia the starting point to other States’ Capitals of the Federation, the TORCH OF UNITY will be received by His Excellency, Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, at the City Gate, Jos Road, Lafia, with a brief reception ceremony at the Lafia City Stadium, in accordance with the TORCH’s movement schedules across the country.
The Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Selcap Dalung, shall lead a delegation from the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Abuja, and National Sports Festival Marketing & Management Company Limited(the Special Purpose Vehicle) to present the TORCH to His Excellency by 9.00am.
The movement of the TORCH OF UNITY across the 36 States’ Capitals of the Country is to herald the Festival and transmit the message of peace and brotherhood amongst the people of Nigeria.
To this end, the Nasarawa State Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Lafia, wishes to invite the general public to this historic moment as we lead the pack in the order of the movement of the TORCH across the 36 States’ Capitals.