Judo boss assures officials, on Port Harcourt’s readiness to host national championship

President of the Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF), Prince Timothy Nsirim has assured states’ athletes and officials that the federation would host the national championship as scheduled in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in May.


A statement by NJF’s Media and Communications Director, Phemmy Adetula revealed that the Federation recently took delivery of new equipment donated by the International Judo Federation to aid the development of the sport in Nigeria. He said the equipment, comprising 162 mats and cartons of Jodogis for all cadres, was facilitated by Prince Nsirim, who restated plans to revive judo with support of all the stakeholders. 

He added that screens and projectors imported from China by the NJF president for officiating and technical use were also inspected by the board, while additional complementary equipment and devices would soon be procured by the federation.