Any venture that has potential to add a value to the development of tourism in Plateau state will enjoy the support of the state government.
Governor Simon Lalong made the commitment during a 1 day golf tournament in honor of participants of executive course 39 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies NIPSS kuru.
Represented by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Danladi Mang, Governor Lalong said the rescue administration is exploring every opportunity that abounds in the tourism, sports and entertainment industry for the interest of its citizenry.
Acting Director General NIPPS, Mr Jonathan Juma said the institution will strive to maintain the record set by members of course 39.
He maintained that the institution has agreed to raise the quality of the golf course by ensuring proper maintenance of the facility, golf as a game has the capacity to attract foreign exchange and create job opportunities for the tourism industry.
Monitor General of the executive course 39, Colonel Ola Oyelade said the competition has afforded them the opportunity to learn great lessons from the game of golf.
At the end of 18 holes, Austin Joseph Dusi of Rayfield golf club emerged overall winner in the guest category with a net score of 57, closely followed by former captain of Rayfield golf club Ibrahim Shola who shot 62 net to place second.
Navy captain of Rayfield golf club Joy Ekato won the only prize in the ladies guest category with a net score of 68.
A traditional ruler, Nyam Waziri won the best net in the veteran’s category with 59 nets.