Ministry of Youth Entrepreneurship & Sports Development

ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT FROM MARCH 2014 TO DATE

SPORTS SECTOR

S/N ACTIVITY/ACHIEVEMENT DATE TARGET REMARK
1 Super sports ‘Catch them Young’ Football Programme: Over 1000 Sports equipment distributed to School Children by Gov. Willie Obiano. This is a unique and remarkable love for Children and Young People. 31st May,        2014 U- 12 Boys and Girls
2 International Representation of Anambra State in World Sports July, 2014 Four Ndi Anambra represented Nigeria at the Commonwealth games in Glasgow in July and African Championships Morocco. Ifeoma Nwoye, Rosemary Nweke,Obinna Metu, Amaka Ogoegbunam
3 Anambra State – Proudly Represented at the 20th Common Wealth Games        “ Glasgow 2014”. Nigeria Athletes won many laurels at the events 23rd Jul- 3rd Aug 2014 Sportsmen from the 53 Common wealth nations
4 State Sports Festival – Promoting unity and Sportsmanship amongst Ndi Anambra from 21 LGA in the State. Players were selected in 25 sports that will represent the State at the National Sports festival. 15th – 19th Oct, 2014
5 Sponsorship of Athletes and Impressive Representation at the 7th National School Sports Festival, Anambra State came 2nd in the Federation 10th -20th Nov, 2014 School Children from the 36 States and FCT
6 Successful Hosting of the Anambra State Special Sports Festival: Integrating the physically challenged in the society. 18th -20th Dec, 2014 Disabled Athletes from the 21 LGA in the State
7 Willie Obiano Xmas Soccer Fiesta: To showcase talents and keep the Youth constructively engaged during the Christmas Celebration. This is first of its kind. It encourages grass-root sports development. 16th – 29th Dec, 2014 Football players in all the 177 communities in the State
8 AsaphZadok National Scrabble Championship: Six players from Anambra State won prizes in different categories. 24th -27th April, 2015 Scrabble players from the 36 States and FCT
9 2015 NAHCO Open Badminton Championship: The State athletes won Bronze in the male doubles events 9th -13th June, 2015 Badminton players from the 36 States and FCT
10 1st AFN/ Anambra State Golden League: Anambra State Athletes were graded and selected to represent the Country at International Sports meets. 11th June, 2015 All invited track and field athletes from all parts of the Country and beyond
11 Installation of Tartan Track in Rojenny Stadium, Oba built by the Willie Obiano’s Administration: One of the best tartan-track in the South East region of Nigeria, that meets IAAF Standard. 11th June, 2015 For training of athletes in track and field Have helped our athletes to train well
12 AFN Golden League Hosted by Anambra State, held at Rojenny Stadium, Oba: Anambra State athletes participated fully in this event. The first State to host such an event in S/E Nigeria. 11th June, 2015 All invited track and field athletes in and outside the Country
13 ASHA WAY National U-19 Badminton Championship: Anambra State won Silver and Bronze medals in female double and mixed double events. 22nd – 25th July, 2015 U – 19 Badminton players from the 36 States and FCT
14 Sponsored our Athletes to Warri Relays/ CAA Grand Prix. Anambra State Athletes qualified to represent the Country in the All African Games 24th – 25th July, 2015 All invited athletes within and outside the Country
15 Congo Brazzaville All African Games 2015. Disabled Sports Para- Athletics (IPC): Anambra State representative: Njideka Iyiazi won 2 bronze medals in Short-put and discus 9th -19th Sept, 2015 Exposed our Disabled Athletes Showcased our Disabled Athletes
16 All African Games 2015. Anambra State/ Nigeria representative: Amaka Ogoegbunam won Gold in 4x400m Hurdles 2015 Exposed our Athletes Showcased our Athletes
17 Training Grants for our Local and International Athletes. First time since the creation of Anambra. 2015 To enhance the performance of our Athletes Boosted their performance in their recent outing
18 38th Nigerian Breweries Int’l Open Chess Championship, Lagos.
Anambra State won the overall 1st position in the weekender category
9th- 16th Nov, 2015 Exposed our Chess Athletes Showcased our Disabled Athletes

YOUTH SECTOR

S/N ACTIVITY DATE TARGET ACHIEVEMENT REMARK
1 Subvention to State Youth Council (NYCN) 2014 To meet up with the demand of running the State Youth Council The State Government Subvented the activities of NYCN
2 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
Donation of 36 seater Bus.
Meeting up with the Statutory needs of NYSC in the State: Donation of  Ambulance Vehicle.
Donation of 100 life jackets to NYSC for use by Corpers at River-line areas .
Donation of double bunk beds and mattress.
Donation of Power Plant.
Quarterly Augmentation of feeding allowance during Orientation.
Quarterly cash and material award to deserving Corps member during Passing out Ceremonies.
Cash donation to NYSC cultural troop.
2014 To meet up with the State Government statutory assistance to the NYSC The State Government satisfied its statutory responsibility to NYSC
3 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
Construction of Permanent Orientation Camp.
Assistance in completion of permanent secretariat complex at Amawbia.
Quarterly Augmentation of feeding during Orientation.
Quarterly cash and material award to deserving corps members during passing out
2015 To meet up with the State Government statutory assistance to the NYSC The State Government satisfied its statutory responsibility to NYSC  

 

 

 

 

4 Successful International Youth Day celebration: an enabling platform to address the need and right of the Youth in keeping up with the United Nation. 2015  Over 13,000
5 Collation of Ndi Anambra Youth Data. Enrollment of 3,000 Youth in the SURE-P Graduate Internship Scheme for a span of 1 year. And over 10,000 Youths enrolled in the Youth connect Program. 2015 Data of 13,000 Youth were collected for future use.
6 Resuscitation of Scout Association Activity: Inauguration of the Governor as the Patron of the Anambra State Scout Council. 2015
7 Renovation of facilities: Upgrade of Various facilities for State Youth Empowerment activities. 2015
8 Inaugural Youth Leaders Camp: 2nd to be held in the Federation. 8-12 February, 2015 Successful hosting of the Youth Leaders from Youth Organisations in the State As part of our Youth Empowerment Programme
9 New Office Block Extension completed in the Willie Obiano’s Administration. 2015 For Office Accommodation Completed