The Imo State Sports festival torch is set to tour the state ahead of the forthcoming Sports Festival expected to hold in the state capital.
This was disclosed by the executive chairman of the Imo State Sports Commission Chief Fan Ndubuoke on Tuesday during a chat with members of the state chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).
The Sports festival torch is expected to take-off from the government house Owerri on Monday 2, December 2019. And will tour round the 27 local government areas of the state.
It is expected that the torch will cover 4 LGA’S per day making it possible for the good people of Imo to have a view of the festival torch.
Although the exact date for the festival is yet to be revealed, but Chief Ndubuoke also disclosed that facilities from the Dan Anyiam Stadium will play host to the event. Also, facilities from some tertiary institutions will also be used as well as Stadiums in some LGA’S.
Actualization of the Imo State Sports festival is one of the mandates given to the newly constituted Imo State Sports Commission by his excellency Gov. Emeka Ihedioha.
It is also intended at harnessing the sporting lost glory of the state and giving the youths an opportunity for them to develop their skills.