President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Saturday, September 23, 2023, declared open the 7th edition of the National Youth Games, taking place in Asaba, Delta State.
Tinubu, who was represented by the Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, said that the Games should promote the spirit of friendship amongst all states.
He urged all state officials and athletes to compete with the spirit of fairness and togetherness, while putting the interests of the nation first.
The Games will take place from September 23rd to 30th, 2023 across multiple venues in the Delta state capital.
More than 5,742 athletes from the 36 states, including the Federal Capital Territory will compete for medals in 35 different sports.