Ningi Unity Cup Appoints Bauchi Speaker as Patron
By Abdullahi Alhassan
HOTPEN – The Local Organizing Committee of the 6th Edition of Ningi Unity Cup has appointed the Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly Rt. Honourable Abubakar Y Suleiman as its Patron.
Presenting the appointment letter to the Speaker at his residence on Wednesday, the Chairman of the Committee Nura Sa’idu said that the appointment is based on the Speaker’s decades of contributions toward the development of sports in Ningi Emirate.
This is contained in a statement signed by Abdul Ahmad Burra ,Spokesperson to the Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly and made available to Hotpen.
“Sir your appointment is based on your experience, knowledge, truthfulness, dedication, exemplary lifestyle, leadership qualities and your contribution to sports development.” The letter read in parts.
According to him, with this appointment, the Speaker is expected to participate, assist and advise the management of the organization in all its activities.
In his response, the Speaker appreciated the Organization for the recognition which he said he will not take lightly.
He stated that sport is the unifying factor especially among the youth all over the world hence the reason he actively participate and contribute to its development.
The Speaker added that being a sport enthusiast, he’ll continue to offer helping hands and expertise toward the success of all sporting activities in Ningi and the State in general.