From Gyang Bere, Jos
Plateau State governor, Simon Bako Lalong has hosted the state contingent to the Nationwide Sports activities Competition, Edo 2020 the place he doled out tens of millions of naira as money presents to the athletes who gained medals and their coaches.
Lalong, who hosted the contingent for a dinner on the Banquet Corridor new Authorities Home, Jos stated their efforts on the video games had been value celebrating and stay a supply of satisfaction, which reinforces the wealthy sporting historical past of Plateau State.
He stated; “After intensive competitors on the 12-day Nationwide Sports activities Fiesta in Edo State, Plateau contingent took the thirteenth place and got here house with 37 medals comprising of 8 gold, 13 silver, and 16 bronze. Though our goal was to emerge prime, we’re nonetheless pleased with the efforts of our contingent that gave their finest. I congratulate the athletes, coaches and different supporting employees for making us proud because the second finest group within the North and the perfect within the North Central.”
Lalong then showered the athletes and their coaches with money presents by asserting that “all gold medalists will obtain the sum of N1 million every; silver medalists N700.000 every whereas the bronze medalists had been rewarded with N500, 000 every.