Customs CG Pledges Support For Wrestling Federation

Oluwole Francis

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Bashiru Adeniyi says he would continue to support the Nigeria Wrestling Federation to develop the sport in the country.

The NCS boss, who is also a board member of the NWF) was grateful to be part of the board of NWF to contribute his quota to the grassroots development of the sports.

The board of the NWF, led by the Federation’s President, Daniel Igali, paid a courtesy visit to the Comptroller-General to congratulate him on his appointment.

“I pledge that I would continue to provide support through the board not only in person as a member of the board, but as Nigerian custom service. We need to project this game (wrestling) to other spheres and tiers like the university games, paramilitary games and the national youth festival.

“We will be looking at areas where the customs can collaborate with the federation to ensure the development of the sport.”

Igali in his remarks expressed the readiness of the Federation to make Nigeria proud at the All African Games and the Olympics coming up in March and July this year respectively.

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