The Minister  for Youth and Sports Hon. Dr. Mustapha Ahmed has hit the ground running with his fact finding mission to know at first hand how best the ministry can develop the youth and sports  from the grassroots level, a move he believes can go a long way to bring about the desired results.

The first phase of his his mission took him and his team to the northern part of the country where he inspected facilities and interacted with officials of the ministry in the Northern and Upper East  Regions.

The Minister first paid courtesy call on the respective Regional Ministers before proceeding with his team to inspect  the various facilities which include the  Tamale Sports Stadium, Kaladan Park, Tamale Youth Home, Bolgatanga Sports Stadium, Sandema Youth Leadership and Skills Training Institute, Nalerigu Youth Leadership and Skills Training Institute and the Navrongo Sports Stadium.

The Minister will be in the  Western and Central regions on the second leg of his  nation-wide tour.