By Terfa Alaghga
Thirteen secondary schools across Makurdi Local Government Area are currently participating in the All Nigeria Secondary Schools Games holding at the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Makurdi and the Government Model College Makurdi.
The Coordinating Games Master, Makurdi Local Government Area, in charge of Schools Sport and Games Master of GGSS, Makurdi, TaverIshima Acka who disclosed this to The Voicesports’ recently, stated that the Teaching Service Board organised the week long competition which featured all team games in both male and female categories. The team games include: athletics, chess, tennis, table tennis etc.
The coordinating games master averred that the schools that lifted the trophy as well as students that will win in the individual games, would represent the local government at the state level where all the 23 local governments would jostle for the first position, to represent the state at the national level.
Acka, encouraged the students to put in their best in whatever games that they found themselves participating in so that they would excel because it was not only in academics that people excel just as Lionel Messi, Ronaldo, Serena Williams, Carl Lewis and others who shook the world through sports, they could do it as well.
He further warned schools against hiring mercenaries to feature for their schools as stringent measures were in place to fish out culprits who would subsequently face disciplinary action, to serve as a deterrent to others, Acka said.
” The games will end on Saturday, 8 May, 2021 when prizes would be given to deserving schools and individuals,” Acka said.