By Albert Akota
The Head of Service of the Federation and Pillar of Sports in the public service of Nigeria, Danladi Kifasi has charged the new executive of the Federation of Public Service Games (FEPSGA) under the leadership of Comrade Hassan Dahiru ensure transparency and prudent in the management of the association’s resource. He said this is the only way they can justify the confidence reposed on them by the members of the association.
Kifasi, who stated while inaugurating the new executive committee of the body, urged the new leadership of the association to focus on achieving results and continuous improve performance.
Kifasi, represented by the Permanent Secretary Career Management Office, Alhaji Muhammed Abass noted that part of FEPSGA activities is to contribute to the mental alertness and physical fitness of the workforce in the public service thereby enhancing higher productivity and pledge support to the body.
“As our sports ambassadors, you deserve every support; encouragement and motivation to enable you give your best in this assignment. I urge all the ministries, departments and agencies of government to support their various sports unity to enable participate well in FEPSGA activities,” he said.
The HoS called on those who lost in the elections that produced the new leadership of FESPGA to accept their defeat in good faith, saying in every there are winners and losers. “I understand those who lost in the elections had raised some issues to drive home their grievances, because nobody contests an election with intention to fail. This does not preclude the fact that whenever there is an election, there are winners and losers.
“Therefore, it is courageous for those who have lost to show maturity and spirit of sportsmanship for the benefit of all sports loving civil servants,” he stated.