The Bayelsa State Ministry of Youth Development in conjunction with I RUN FOR PEACE INITIATIVE ( I-RPI ) is organizing A RE-ORIENTATION CAMPAIGN RACE contest in the the State capital Yenagoa on Saturday the 9th of February 2019 by 7:00am prompt.
The aim of the race is not only for physical and mental wellbeing during and after the elections but to also convey a message of peace to the youths and residents of the state and the Niger Delta as a whole, while prizes will be given to the best three contestants among the male and female categories who are properly accredited to join the race.
To this end, students, youths, physically challenged and interested members of the public are invited to participate in the event. However, corporate bodies, non Governmental agencies and firms operating in the State are therefore enjoined to Grace the event.
Similarly, as dependable pillars of the State, the Bayelsa State Honourable Commissioner for Youth Development, Engr Udengs Eradiri while addressing news men in the State capital calls on security agencies, the Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC), Man’ O War, NSCDC and other agencies of government to partner with the state government for a hitch free event and the forth coming elections.
Honourable Eradiri further enthused “The race will Kick-start by 7:00am, take-off point, is from Tombia Round-About and terminate at Peace Park, opposite Government House Yenagoa with cash prizes to be won in both male and female categories ranging from N50,000, N20,000 and N10,000 in three batches, a total of N400,000 “.
Accreditation starts on Thursday 7th of February by 9.00am at the Bayelsa State Sports Complex Yenagoa