The Kano state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has described sports as a synergy builder between different security formations in the state.

The Governor stated this during the opening ceremony of Kano state Military and Para – Military Games tagged” Service Games 2021″ held at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofar Mata.

“there’s no dought from what i saw during the match pass that the formation are ready for healthy competition”

” We are proud of you and people of Kano are also proud of you and i also believe this is the beginning of building synergy between different security formations military and para military alike”.

He Commended Kano State Sports Commission for living up to expectation by organizing such a competition capable of showing the youths a way out through sports.

Earlier in his address, Chairman of the Commission Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima said the event was organized to build strong relationship between security formations.

” Kano state sports commission is highly interested in searching and grooming young talents that will be representing the state in any sporting events.

” I’m very optimistic that if our talents under goes rigorous training they will definitely became a national assets” Galadima said.

He maintained that sport is an avenue that is capable of bringing harmonious coexistence among Nigerians, thereby making the teeming youths more productive.

Radio Nigeria observed that the athletes competing in this sporting fiesta were drawn from various part of the country.

Sports to be competed include athletics, badminton, basketball, chess, football, golf, judo and volleyball among others.

The formations registered for the one week event are the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air force, Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC).

Others include Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) Federal Road Safety Corps, Kano State Fire Service, Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA), Kano Corporate Security, Hisbah and VIO.

Over six hundred athletes are expected to compete in the games.

Abdullahi Jalaludeen