The Permanent Secretary in the Interior Ministry, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, has encouraged Civil Servants across all MDAs to actively participate in Sporting activities in order to promote personal healthy living and also to inculcate the spirit of sportsmanship as this will greatly enhance physical fitness since majority of workers sit in their offices for a long time.
Belgore stated this today while answering questions from media reporters during the Federation of Public Service Games (FEPSGA) October monthly walking jogging exercise at Chief MKO Abiola Stadium , Abuja, and this shall be the last excise for the year 2021 before the games to be held in Kwara state.
The Permanent Secretary who was decorated as the Captain of this Month of October exercise, enjoins all Civil Servants to consciously engage on sport activities to enhance their physical fitness and promote brotherhood among the MDAs .
Dr.Belgore also encouraged Permanent Secretaries of other Ministries to make adequate provision for proper sports kits for staffs to motivate them to keeping fit always.
It is also heart warming to note that the Interior Ministry came first and won the best Award in the best well behaved staff category.
Other Permanent Secretaries present were Mrs. Didi Walson Jack, Ministry of Water Resources , Pharmacist Olusola Idowu, Ministry of Budget and National Planning and the Representative of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs Titilayo Akpayo.
Other highlights of the event were the presentation of awards to different MDAs who participated actively during the exercise .
It was a very colourful and worth while excise and coming together of official colleagues who have not met for a long while.