By Jeremiah Urowayino

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Warri South Local Government Area Mr. Augustine Uroye has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the test run of facilities at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, in preparation of the African Senior Athletics Championship, noting that Asaba is a peaceful place with a unique cultural heritage.

Uroye, who is vying for Warri South Constituency 1 seat in the Delta State House of Assembly in an interview with newsmen yesterday in Warri assured athletes and officials from 54 African countries that the event would continue to be acknowledged in the annals of history as the most successful in the series of the championship.

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right); Chairman Local Organizing Committee, Chief Solomon Ogba (left); Chairman State Sport Commission, Tony Okowa (2nd left) and Arch. Joseph Ogeh, during the Governor’s Asaba Township Stadium, towards the Preparation of the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship Game in Asaba, Delta State.

The House of Assembly hopeful reiterated the hospitable nature of deltans and enjoined the visitors to take advantage of the tourism potentials of the state.

While urging deltans and lovers of sports to come out en-mass to give support to the athletes and make the event a memorable one.

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