Minister Tasks Federations To Fast-track Sports Development


By Muhyideen Jimoh

Sen. John Owan Enoh, Minister of Sports Development has called on the leadership of the sports federations in the country, to show more commitment to improving their respective federations.

The minister stated this on Tuesday in Abuja at a meeting with sports federations’ presidents and secretaries.

He said the ministry will continue to play it’s supervisory roles to push the over 33 sports federations to success,  and constantly put Nigeria on the sporting map.

“We as a ministry need to show more commitment, focus and passion to succeed.

“We do not want federation presidents who are not committed or are only there to protect their interests, we need the commitment of the leadership of all the federations.

“This meeting  will be periodical henceforth. Its essence is to evaluate what progress we are making as a country in the sports sector both locally and internationally,” he said.

Enoh said  there was a need for the ministry and the…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria