Arrangement is in top gear for the commencement of National Judiciary Games of Nigeria.
In a statement made available to the press by the president, National Sports for Judiciary, Mr Emeka Ndili, the activities is slated to commence on Wednesday 21st August, 2022 at Lokoja Confluence stadium and it is expected to last for 10 days.
According to the president of the group, the national body of the association settled for the choice of Kogi State, as a result of peaceful nature of the confluence state despite nation wide security challenges which no state is left out,but it has been nice visiting Lokoja as his two weeks of being around has been eventful, full of life without security breach as his movement day and night in preparation for this game has not met any serious problem and he used the occasion to commend the efforts of the state Governor, His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello for his pro-activeness towards security of lives and property and wished to see a peaceful atmosphere before, during and after the sports tournament as more than 400 athletes are expected to converge at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja for the sporting events.
According to the president of National Judiciary Sports ,Mr Emeka Ndili, who said about 11 different sports are expected to be competed for which include:
According to the national president and the organizer of the games, the executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello is expected to declare the game open, while the Acting Chief Judge of the Federation is the special guest of honour and the Acting Chief Judge of Kogi State is the chief host.
The inspection of the facilities at the stadium went well with a promise to look into some areas that need urgent renovation, most especially the road leading to the stadium.
The general public are expected to grace the tournament as there will be no gate fees.
It could be recalled that, His Excellency,the Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello declared a similar event open in 2016 shortly after being sworn- in as the governor of the state.