Plateau To Host World Silver Medalist Sprinter, Abbas Abubakar - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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Plateau To Host World Silver Medalist Sprinter, Abbas Abubakar

Abbas Abubakar 

By Noah Noel Aniemu 
JOS - The Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development in Plateau state, Victor Lapang will on Wednesday (today) officially host Bahrain-Nigerian International sprinter, Abbas Abubakar in his office.

The visit according to the Commissioner was part of the ministry's strategic planning of partnering with notable names and brands to create a conducive atmosphere for sports to thrive in the State.

He said this was in line with the vision of Governor Simon Bako Lalong who extols the role of sports in nation and peace building. 

According to the Commissioner, the visit would avail the athlete opportunity to discuss modalities of putting Plateau Sports men and women on the global stage to curb unemployment and youths restiveness.

Lapang also called on private individuals and companies in the state to invest more in sports  as government can not do it alone.

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