South-South Representative in the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Hon Famous Daunemigha, has commended Major General Taritimiye Gagariga (RTD) for developing grassroots volleyball in the country.
Hon Famous Daunemigha gave the commendation during the Yenagoa Invitational Volleyball Challenge 2024 in Bayelsa State.
He said the Invitational Volleyball Challenge organised by Maj Gen Gagariga is a positive development in the country’s volleyball.
“The facts speak for themselves; Major General Taritimiye Gagariga (RTD) is the pride of Nigerian volleyball development because he has invested heavily in the grassroots
“From what I am seeing in the Yenagoa Invitational Volleyball Challenge, the whole country is well represented in Bayelsa State. The Challenge has given the young volleyball players the opportunity to showcase their talents
“I will not be surprised to see most of the players here playing topflight volleyball in the Nigeria Premier League, National Division 1 and 2 Volleyball Leagues.”
Hon Famous Daunemigha praised Bayelsa State Governor, Sen Douye Diri for supporting the Volleyball Challenge.
He said, “The Governor has once again demonstrated his love for sports by supporting this volleyball challenge. He supported the Challenge with Appearance Grants which went a long way in assisting the teams with logistics.
“The people of Bayelsa and South South should expect more volleyball competition in the second quarter of the year.”