Police Set, Plan For 14th Biennial Games In Ibadan

The Nigeria Police Force has commenced intensive plans towards its 14th Biennial Games, scheduled to hold from 25th February to 2nd March 2024, in the beautiful city of Ibadan, Oyo State.

A statement on Friday, 12th January 2024 signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that sequel to the approval of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, the Force Sports Officer, CP Patrick Atayero, and heads of various committees are expected to converge in Ibadan from Friday 12th January to Sunday 14th January 2024 for meetings and assessments of facilities, in conjunction with the Oyo State Government’s team to perfect the arrangement for a successful sports festival in Oyo State.

The last edition, the 13th Biennial Police Games, was held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State from the 23rd to the 30th of November, 2023.

Over 4000 male and female Police athletes drawn from the 36 State Police Commands and the FCT are billed to participate in 31 indoor and outdoor sporting games which will include football, table tennis, athletics, basketball, lawn tennis, judo, taekwondo, weightlifting, cricket, squash, shooting, karate, chess and sundry others.