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Sunday, 9 October 2016

Buhari to Storm National Stadium Abuja for Army Sports Festival

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Abuja is set to come alive on Monday as a “high powered delegation” led by President Muhammadu Buhari will converge on the National Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Nigerian Army Sports Festival holding at the main bowl of the Stadium. Chairman of the Central Organizing Committee of the 16th edition of the games, Major-General John S. Malu confirmed this to newsmen at the weekend after the final rehearsal for the colorful event expected to start at 11am. According to him, “The President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces will be the Special Guest of Honor at the opening ceremony. “We have invited the 36 state Governors and all the ministers. It is going to be a very high profile ceremony”.



He explained that the weeklong event which in the words of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai is ‘marking the beginning of victory celebration in the war against terror in Nigeria’ will have about 1,760 athletes across 6 Divisions of the Army competing in 19 sports.

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