A world class Squash court donated to the Port Harcourt club 1928 by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been inaugurated in the Squash section of the club in Port Harcourt.
The state-of-the-art ultra modern facility rated among the best in the world, has two courts with pavilions, insulated floors to protect the knees and hips from hard surface as well as armoured glass-back.
Inaugurating the courts, Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, Dr. Christian Oboh explained that the gesture was in line with the Commission’s determination to “bequeath a peaceful, secure and developed Niger Delta region using sports as a tool”.
Represented by his Media Adviser, Honour Sirawoo, Dr. Oboh restated the commitment of the present Board to add value to the lives of Niger Deltans through infrastructural development, requesting that “we need your prayers and support; we need you to assist us talk to our brothers and sisters to think more of the growth of the region”.
While commending the leadership of the club established in 1928 for its achievements, he disclosed that the Commission was prepared to explore areas of partnership with sporting clubs in the region to enhance sports development and social networking.
The Club President, Barr. Golden Tamuno who commended the NDDC for its role in sports development pointed out that by this singular effort the Commission has continued to improve the very essence of existence through sports.
Captain of the squash section, Engr. Bowadua Ngiangia thanked the NDDC for the donation, describing the complex as “a state-of-the-art glass-back courts which are without any iota of doubts, the best of its kind any where south of the Niger”.