By Solomon Nwoke
Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State has assured Nigerians of the state’s resolve to deliver the best ever, National Sports Festival in the anal of the Games. The festival holds November 23 to December 7.
Speaking at the unveiling of the 19th edition of the National Sports Festival theme song, logo and mascot held weekend at the Venetian Arena, Calabar, Governor Imoke said the unveiling of the Festival logo, mascot and theme song marked the beginning of what would be a truly remarkable journey in the history of sporting events in Nigeria “as we steadily and excitedly march towards the 19th edition of the National Sports Festival tagged “The Centenary Games – Calabar 2014”.
“Calabar 2014 will be a true celebration of all that is great about Nigerian sports as together, we aim to make this event a passionate and vibrant exhibition of the peace, serenity, heritage and generosity of spirit of the good people of Cross River State, not neglecting the real and long-lasting legacy of the festival in form of the sporting infrastructure and the tangible sense of pride and fulfillment amongst the citizenry after a successful hosting of the festival” said Governor Imoke.