Grassroots Sport to award Murtala Garo with merit award
By Salisu Baso
Kano State Commissioner for Local Government, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo is among the five Northwestern zone sports personalities to receive honorary award from the Nigeria Grassroots Sports Development.
The zonal coordinator of Nura Dalhatu Yola AGK disclosed this to The Triumph Sports in an interview, saying the selection of the commissioner was based on his tremendous contribution to youth sport development in the state.
He added that the rest are the deputy governor of Kaduna State, Speaker Katsina State House of Assembly and other personalities from Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi States are expected to be awarded.
He commended Hon. Garo for his commitment to sport development, appealing to government officials to emulate him, saying last year, the organisation had conferred the stat governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje with an award at its Awards Night in Kebbi State.
He said this year’s will hold in Kaduna State.