8 States, 55 participants arrive FCT for Archery Federation workshop
In its bid to repositioning Archery sport in Nigeria, no viewer than eight states have arrived the Nigeria’s Capital city Abuja for the first phase of the Nigerian Archery Federation Game Clinic, Coaching and Officiating.
The Workshop which commenced on Sunday 24th and would be rounded of on Thursday, March 28 at the multi-purpose indoor Sports hall of the Abuja National Stadium.
The sstates includes,namely Oyo, Kwara, Kogi, Plateau, Imo, Niger, Zamfara and host Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Already on ground also is the Nigeria Armed Forces Team which included Army, Navy and Airforce. Others set for the Workshop are Federal Road Commission, private participants from Prisons and Police numbering about 8 while the Nigeria Immigration Services is also on ground.
FCT Archery Association the host has 12 participants. About 55 participants from across the Nation have registered so far for the event.
The programme will witnessesthe statutory National Congress on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
The President of Nigeria Archery Federation, Mohammed Abdullahi who is excited over the encouraging number of participants registered so far for the workshop. disclosed this in Abuja that the Nigerian Immigration Services has the highest number of participants with 20, while the Defence Headquarters has 15 leaving Road safety and the FCT with 10 participants each.
He added that Niger State has five; Imo four, Kogi and Oyo three each, just as Tukura Academy has five participants, while eight unattached individual participants have since been registered for the Workshop.
Abdullahi further disclosed that Mr. Olatunji Bolaji, Dr. Tukura, Mr. Lucky Izekor and Mr. Kunle Akintimehin were chosen as the four resource persons for the workshop, which is aimed at repositioning Archery sport in Nigeria