The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Dr Thomas Bach has commended the initiative of the Minister for Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare and the Nigerian Olympic Committee (NOC) in using Nigerian sports icons to raise awareness on the Covid-19 pandemic through massive media awareness campaigns.
In a letter dated April 6th, Bach said the gesture to help raise awareness against the spread of the virus is worthy of emulation. “Thank you very much for sharing with us the video for the campaign against Covid-19 put together by Nigerian athletes, the Nigerian Olympic committee and the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development. This video is a wonderful demonstration of how to put the power of sports at the service of the society.”
He further said, “The Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented situation for the whole world and the International Olympic movement…
Source: Complete Sports