The president of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Sani Ndanusa, has mentioned that the Queen’s Baton relay, through which Nigeria featured on Monday and Tuesday, will boost the country’s training for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games.
The baton’s travelling crew used to be received in Abuja on Monday by way of President Goodluck Jonathan and left for Cameroon on Tuesday for a similar ceremony.
Ndanusa informed our correspondent on the telephone on Monday that the advent of the baton in Nigeria intended that the u . s . a . was once acknowledged as one of the crucial competing nations on the Commonwealth video games, as a way to start on July 23.
“The 2014 widespread-wealth video games are across the corner; the Queen’s Baton relay will sensitise the folks, it also serves as a wireless campaign for the games,” Ndanusa stated.
“Nigeria will prepare smartly for the games as a result of this Queen’s Baton reminds us that every different collaborating u . s . a . is making ready to compete.”
The baton, which bore a message from the Queen of England to the Commonwealth countries in order to be taking part in the video games, started its a hundred ninety,000 kilometre relay on October 9, 2013 and is expected to trip via 70 international locations and territories and finish its experience at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth video games in July when the Queen will then get rid of her message and read it aloud, declaring the games open.
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