Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto
Players of Sokoto State’s U-12 and U-15 boys and girls handball teams, who won gold and silver medals at the 2020 National Youth Games in Ilorin, Kwara State, have been rewarded by Governor Aminu Tambuwal.
The youngsters were handed motorcycles and deep freezers respectively by Tambuwal, who hosted the victorious teams at the Government House on Saturday.
The ceremony also witnessed the unveiling of jerseys for Sokoto United FC, for the Nigerian National League 2020/21 season, which kicks off January 30.
Tambuwal reiterated that his administration would support athletes from the state in showcasing their talents at national and international sports events.
He added that his government was committed to the construction and rehabilitation of sporting facilities and infrastructure..