The Rivers Government on Tuesday said that it was set to host the first Gov. Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championship for the junior and senior cadets in the state.
Boma Iyaye, Rivers Commissioner for Sports and Chairman of the Local Organising Committee of the championship disclosed this to sportswriters at a press conference in Port Harcourt.
Iyaye said that every necessary thing required for a successful hosting of the championship had been put in place.
He disclosed that more than 600 athletes from 24 states had registered for the championship while the registration was still on.
“We have already booked 11 hotels in a good area in Port Harcourt to accommodate the athletes and technical officials,” he said.
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