By Aderonke Ojo/ Georgina Adegbei
The newly elected president of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Musa Nimrod, on Saturday, said the Federation would soon start park Volleyball in communities across the country.
Nimrod stated this in his speech to an inter-state volleyball game organised by Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), at the old parade ground, in Abuja.
He said the Federation planned to start Park volleyball, to enable people have easy access to the court, to play the sport.
“NVBF will start the parks every where, so that people from their community can play the sports and play park volleyball.
“We discovered that getting sand for beach volleyball is a problem, so we want to start park volleyball, to reach people in their communities. I pray that we will continue to grow from strength to strength in this great job, ” he said
Nimrod said he had been the Chairman, Kaduna state volleyball association for 18 years.
“What I return to the community is more important to me, I’m not concerned about the title, president, chairman, but what I do is more important, whether government helps or not .
“What God blesses me with as a privileged child, privilege person in this country by profession and the passion for the sport, you can not remove it from me,” he said.
NAN reports that the ISACA-organised volleyball game was between government secondary school, Okposi, in Ebonyi state and government secondary school, Television (GSST), Kaduna, which was won by GSST by 3-1 (25-15, 18-25, 25-20, 25-20).
ISACA is a not-for-profit professional information systems organisation with over 145,000 members in 180 countries; and about 3,000 members in Nigeria. (NAN)