The 2022 Annual NYSC Sports and Cultural Festival has started today in Abuja with Corps Members from different states competing in football, athletics, dance, drama, and comedy among other events.

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Muhammad Musa Bello while declaring the festival open at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, commended the NYSC Management for organizing the festival.

Alhaji Bello also lauded the state contingents for their efforts while at the preliminary stage of the event which qualified them for the finals.

“The NYSC has remained focused on its mandate of mobilizing and training youths for leadership roles as well as promotion of patriotic values,” he said.

He added that sports have remain a patent force for the promotion of national unity, while his administration would continue to accord the necessary priority to the sector, urging NYSC not to relent in its efforts.

The Minister, who was represented at the ceremony by the Mandate Secretary, Social Development Secretariat, Hajia Hadiza Mohammed Kabir said the cultural segment of the festival would also showcase the strength in the country’s diversities.

“I appeal to stakeholders in the public and private sector to continue to support the NYSC so as to enhance the gains of this annual event”, the Minister said.

He promised the continued support of the FCT Administration to the Scheme through the welfare and security of Corps Members including the upgrading of facilities at the NYSC FCT Orientation Camp for the smooth running of its operations.

NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah said since the introduction of the festival, the focus has been on complementing the Federal Government’s efforts in the development of the sports sector.

He disclosed that the cultural segment is aimed at developing the zeal of youths to promote and preserve Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage.

“We are focusing on grooming the Corps Members to pursue gainful careers in the sports and entertainment industry.

Similarly, the NYSC National Football Club has been a platform for the development of talents of Corps Members in soccer, while at the same time serves as an additional avenue for the promotion of national unity and integration”, the DG said.

He appealed to football and other sports federations, club owners as well as stakeholders in the entertainment industry to help in further harnessing the talents of Corps Members by giving them opportunities for gainful careers in their fields of endeavour.

The DG also called on individuals and organisations to patronize the NYSC National Cultural Troupe, whose members are always at their best during performances.

General Fadah, in a statement by the NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Eddy Megwa, advised the Corps Members that the various competitions at the festival should be considered a friendly contest by members of the same family.

“l enjoin you to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship and be strictly guided by the rules. You are expected to exhibit maturity and a high sense of discipline as well as respect all umpires and other officials for the overall success of the competitions”, DG said.

The Director, Community Development Service and Special Projects, Alhaji Abdulrasaq Salawu in his address said the NYSC Sports and Cultural Festival dates back to over forty years when Corps Members were given rooms to showcase their talents in the sports segment which include football, volleyball, and athletics.

He added that the festival has remained an ensuring vehicle through which Corps talents and potentials are explored to promote national unity and enhancement of Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage.

The Chairman, NYSC National Governing Board, Ambassador Fatima Balla Abubakar who was represented by Hajia Binta Muazu in her goodwill message said the introduction of the NYSC Sports and Cultural Festival has produced talents from within the Corps Members making them national and international champions and providing them opportunities to become actors, producers, and celebrities.

“The NYSC National Governing Board shall continue to support the Management in introducing programmes and activities that would further strengthen the gains of this initiative”, she said.



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