SWAN Appeals To NASS On Sports Budget

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The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has appealed to the National Assembly to strongly consider the issues raised by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, at the defence of the 2022 budget and work closely with the ministry to achieve the articulated targets for sports development in Nigeria.

SWAN President, Honour Sirawoo made the statement in reaction to the Minister’s budget defence at the National Assembly, pointing out that he was very honest and on point in his propositions.

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“Sunday Dare was very honest in his presentation. Through the years, we have seen that the budget for sports has been too insufficient to truly drive development of the sector,” reads a Press Statement from the SWAN Secretary General, Jude Opara.

“We have often heard athletes complain about lack of funding to properly prepare and attend international events. There have also been issues with payment of entitlements. The bottom line is that the ministry doesn’t get…



Source: Complete Sports

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