NLC Partners Sports Commission On May Day Sports Activities in Anambra


The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it is planning to hold some sporting events as part of the activities marking this year’s May Day celebration.

Mr Humphrey Nwafor, Chairman of NLC in Anambra said this when he led members of the State May Day Planning Committee on a courtesy visit to Patrick-Estate Onyedum, Chairman of Anambra State Sports Development Commission on Wednesday.

Nwafor who was represented by Comrade Odogwu Emeka Odogwu, PhD, Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists in Anambra expressed satisfaction with the developmental programmes of the Sports Commission.

Dr Odogwu who is also the Chairman of the Planning Committee said the Labour movement in Anambra was willing to partner the Commission to make its May Day sporting activities successful.

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He said the games planned for the day were athletics, Football, Badminton , Nchoo, Volleyball.

“We are satisfied with what you are the sports as Chairman of Sports Development Commission and we want to appreciate your doggedness and effective drive in the sector,” he said.

In his response, Onyedum commended the NLC for the innovation saying that sports should be a habit for al to ensure healthier life.

He promised that the Sports Development Commission would take care of their technical needs to make the sporting event worthwhile.

“What you are doing is in line with the agenda of Gov. Soludo who has always been supportive of human capital development of the youth through sports.

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“I encourage you not to relent in your effort and support to the state government,” he said..

Those who joined in the visit were Mr Gaius Chukwuks, Secretary NLC, Mr Ezeoke Henry, Chairman,JUSUN, Mr Adigwe Chikwelu, NULGE President,
Mrs Cele-Okafor Ngozi,ISSSAN Woman Leader,Mrs Okafor Ngozi,NASU State Secretary.

Others were Mr Chukwudozie Chika, Chairman NUT, Mrs Maureen Enujioke, Chairman, RATTAWU, Mr Egwumba Kingsley, secretary NCSU

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