The Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the West Africa University football and hockey competition, Dr.Adamu Tanko, has assured that Kano is safe for the forthcoming competition.

Tanko told our correspondent that the Bayero University, Kano was ready for the event in all aspects of the competition.

The LOC boss stated this following the crisis that erupted in Jos on Sunday with about 20 people feared dead
He said, “We are working hard to receive people from various parts because all is set for the event. The crisis in Jos cannot affect us in Kano in anyway.

“Over 40 institutions have confirmed that they will be at the event and we expect not less than 60 institutions from Ghana, Senegal, Cote d Ivoire. Burkina Faso and Benin Republic.”The Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Professor Attajiru Jega, also stressed that all was set for the competition.


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