Sports activities have played a positive role in the economy of the Kaduna State, therefore the government would ensure constant stream of sporting activities.
Dr.Hadiza Balarabe, Deputy Governor of the state made this remark during the Tee – off 2022 Kaduna Golf Club Ladies Tournament on Saturday.
Before Teeing – off, the Deputy Governor said that she was delighted to be there.
“Kaduna Government is committed to developing sports activities.
“We hope that the golf club will support us in that direction,” she said.
Dr. Balarabe said that sports is very important to the lives of all individuals as it it builds not only physically, but mentally.
“Thank you very much for always putting golf on the map. We are making Kaduna greater, hope you will always contribute to that,” she added.
Responding to the request of the club’s management for the acquiring of its Certificate of Occupancy (C of O), she mandated the Commissioner of Sports Development to do follow up.
On the tournament, she welcomed golfers from all over the country, while expressing hopes that the overall winner will emerge from the state.
“There will always be one winner and I pray Kaduna wins the tournament,” she prayed.
She was excited that events such as golf and other sporting activities attract funds to the state.
“Whenever we are hosting anything in Kaduna, people coming in bring in some revenue.
“Our hotels become filled up, people are seeing what we are doing. We want more of such. I want to congratulate ladies who are here. For those still outside, I urge them to come in it creates bonding and strengthens relationships,” she said.