Kwara State Government has expressed determination to use sports to unify all residents in the state across religion and ethnic divides.
The State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi stated this when he received members of the main organising committee (MOC) of the kwara state sport festival, kwasfest 2020, led by its Vice chairman Alhaji Hameed Adio in his office.
Mr Alabi who commended the committee for demonstrating patriotism in touring the 16LGAs also expressed readiness of the present administration to eradicate drug abuse, youth restiveness and lift people out of poverty through sports.
He explained that the present administration will not relegate sporting industry in the state to the background.
Earlier, in his remark the Vice chairman of the main organising committee Alhaji Hameed Adio said the essence of the visit was to update the state government of the committee’s level of preparedness ahead of the games.
The 7th Kwara state sports festival is scheduled to start from January 26th to February 1st.