Speaking on the margins of the Imo sports summit in Owerri, Egbe said Bayelsa would soon join the league of states using sports to drive development.
“I’m impressed with what Emeka Ihedioha is doing with sport in Imo State,” he said. “Our incoming governor in Bayelsa State already has a blueprint for sports and don’t be surprised to see Bayelsa coming up with fresh ideas on how to take sports to the next level; any state that wants to fight crime and empower her youths must make sport a priority.”
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The Chief Executive Officer of Monimichelle also harped on the need for states to invest in sports facilities.