By Ben Adoga
The FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Chinteaka Ohaa has inaugurated a committee to plan and facilitate the 2018 National Sports Festival to be hosted by the nation’s capital Abuja.
The fiesta which starts from December 6 to 16 has the FCT Permanent Secretary, Ohaa as Chairman of the Committee.
Other inaugurated 15-man committee included: the Secretary of Education Secretariat; Secretary, Health and Human Services; Secretary, Transportation; Secretary of Area Council Services Secretariat; Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council; Director of Information; Chief Press Secretary to FCT Minister; Director of Treasury; Director of Security; Director of Sports; Director of Abuja Environmental Protection Board; Director of Facility Management and Chief of Protocol.
Sir Ohaa noted that: “This event will add colour to our city, boost the image of the FCT as a sports loving city and grow our economy.”
According to the Permanent Secretary, the FCT Administration is privileged for FCT to be chosen as the host for the 2018 National Sports Festival, after several failed attempts to host the event in other states of the federation.
While delivering a vote of thanks, the Vice Chairman of the Committee, Mr.Oladimeji Ali Hassan promising to deliver on the Committee’s mandate.