Team Niger contingent first batch of three (3) Toyota coaster Buses departed Minna at around 2:47pm, while the second batch of two (2) Toyota Coaster Buses and one (1) Toyota hiace departed Minna at around 5:15pm.
A total number of five (5) Toyota coaster Buses and one (1) Toyota hiace bus were mobilized for the transportation of team Niger contingent to Jos the capital city of Plateau State.
A total number of six (6) Directors, one (1) transport officer, two (2) medical personnel’s, one (1) procurement officer, one (1) Desk officer, one (1) advance party officer, one (1) information officer, four (4) Mobile Police Force for security and six (6) drivers also departed Minna for the North Central zonal National Sports festival elimination game event.
A total number of 16 coaches and 6 secretaries departed Minna for the game and a total number of 18 football players, 14 Cricket players, 18 Hockey players, 16 Handball players, 24 Basketball players and 24 volleyball players all departed on the 17th October 2018.
The Permanent Secretary, Niger State Ministry of Sports Development, Dr Mohammed Gana charged the contingent to be above board in bringing glory and pride to the state, Dr Gana warned that indiscipline and insubordination will not be tolerated and such officer, coach or secretary will be punished and appropriate actions will be taken. He wish the contingent a farewell.