An eight-man Organising Committee has been constituted by the Kaduna State Government for the maiden North-West Cycling Championship.
Daniel Danauta, the Commissioner for Sports, who inaugurated the committee on Monday in Kaduna, said the members have been saddled with the responsibility of organising a successful championship.
He said that members of the committee were selected based on competence and urged them to discharge the responsibility with diligence.
Danauta said that though no date has been fixed for the event, it would definitely hold in October.
“I want you to ensure that the competition is successful by bringing in more resourceful persons that will assist in the sponsorship of the competition.
“Cycling is one of the games that brings medals to the state, so we want to extend it to the Northwest by organising this competition.”
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the committee is headed by the Chairman of the State Cycling Association, Hussani Shehu, while the Director of Sports, Elisha Yashim and Cycling Head Coach, Samaila Usman would serve as members.
Others members were Mustapha Lawal, Nasiru Abbas, Haruna Musa and Yusuf Yamai.