By Jimmy Jackson
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 21st edition of the National Sport festival tagged: Asaba 2022; unveiled Ugo as its official mascot and logo today in Asaba, Delta State.
The official logo and medals were unveiled using the event to intimate sport stakeholders on the level of preparedness for the National sport fiesta billed to hold from November 2 to 15, 2022.
The Chairman of the LOC and Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG), Chief Patrick Ukah, expressed, the state’s readiness and commitment of hosting the festival, saying the fiesta would be given the best attention in the history of event.
Ukah said “Asaba 2022 National Sports Festival will be the best ever since its inception in 1973” assuring that the state is committed to providing the best of facilities for athletes, coaches and other citizens of the country to enjoy the best of the games.
Delta state will be hosting their first ever National Sport Festival since inception in 1973 with the state winning a record seven times in nine appearances.
Dignitaries at the unveiling were the Minister of Youth and Sport Development, Sunday Dare, and other members of the Main Organising Committee (MOC), headed by the Sports Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Isma’ill Abubakar, Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa is the chief host.