The Minister of Defence (Rtd) Major Pallo Conteh said that he would give a reward to any athlete in the Army who breaks his 28 years record set in the 400 meters race.
He made this statement during the 3rd Annual Inter Company Athletics meeting at the Hockey Pitch Wilberforce as the guest of honour during the sports meeting.
Minister Palo said that there is only one RSLAF, one Army and that is the RSLAF and he implored all to work in the interest of the nation.
He also entreated the athletes that in any competition there are winners and losers and congratulated the winners
This particular athletics meeting attracted thousands of spectators and it also serves as preparation for the RSLAF Inter Units Athletics Meeting slated for April 2009.
At the end of the athletics sports meeting the Assistant Chief of Defence Personnel and Training which is Yellow House, emerged as Champions with 230 points, closely followed by the Deputy Chief of Defence Staff which is Green House in second position. Joint Force Commander which is Red House came in third and the assistant Chief of Defence Staff Ops& Plans which is Blue in the fourth position.