December 8, 2022



Buhari set to host victorious crew Nigeria September 15 amidst 2022 Commonwealth Video games Feat

The Presidential reception for the victorious Group Nigeria athletes to the simply concluded Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham has been scheduled to carry on Thursday, September 15, 2022 on the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, capital of Nigeria.

The Minister of Youth and Sports activities Improvement, Mr Sunday Dare, who disclosed this on Friday in his workplace in Abuja, acknowledged that the deliberate reception is in recognition of the historic efficiency of the crew.

The Commonwealth crew put up the most effective ever efficiency since 1950 (72 years in the past) when Nigeria first participated on the Video games, which led to President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval {that a} particular reception be held of their honour.

Dare additionally mentioned the occasion can be a part of the nation’s approach of appreciating the Group’s nice act of sacrifice, patriotism and dedication, demonstrated on the Video games which has introduced Nigeria into optimistic world focus.

For harvesting 35 medals for the nation, made up of 12 gold, 9 silver and 14 bronze and lifting the nation’s title excessive as No 1 in Africa, the Minister reiterated the current administration’s dedication to the event of sports activities.

He assured that the Ministry on its half, would proceed to create an enabling setting for sports activities to thrive, not simply as a recreation but in addition as a enterprise and technique of funding.

He then referred to as on all sports activities loving philanthropists within the nation to embrace “the adopt-an-athlete initiative of the Ministry and be a part of palms with authorities within the promotion of sports activities in Nigeria.”

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Dare on behalf of the highest administration employees of the Ministry of Youth and Sports activities Improvement in addition to the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), thanked Buhari for granting approval for the Presidential reception.