Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has urged Nigerian athletes to keep hope alive on the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dare said: “On this historic day of the celebration of the United Nations International Day of Sport for Development and Peace which is celebrated soberly due to the COVID-19 scourge, I urge all our sports men and women to remain steadfast, strong and to keep hope alive. As athletes, you remain the beacon of hope to unite Nigerians to commemorate the United Nations International Day of Sports and Peace.
“We must use sports to foster peace, unity and lend support to those that are down. As sportsmen and women, you must take up the symbolic role of lifting the spirit of our fellow country men and women. Despite the experience the world is going through, we must not allow our spirit of unity, love, care for each other to wane. In our little corners, let us celebrate…
Source: Complete Sports