Sports Festival: You are the real winners- Akpe tells Team Bayelsa


Team Bayelsa to the just concluded 21st National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State has returned to Yenagoa after their sterling outing in the sports fiesta.

Bayelsa came second behind host, Delta State in the overall medals table.


Receiving the team on behalf of Governor Douye Diri at the Peace Park, the Acting Chief of Staff, Government House, Dr. Peter Akpe, declared that if only the host State was ahead of them on the medals table, then they are the real champions.

While congratulating the athletes, coaching and other officials on the great outing and good conduct, Dr. Akpe, assured them that the Governor would host them in his usual style to reward their effort for making the State proud.


“I have been in sports and I know what it takes to be competing and the only state that is seemingly ahead of you is the host Delta, it means you are first position”, Akpe stated.

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