Responding, Gaafar (36 Lions) recognizing a white lengthy sleeve shirt thanked the organisers for the award, including that it could spur him to do extra for the youths particularly taking many out of poverty and giving them a vibrant future.
The astute and amiable soccer administrator who additionally double as vice chairman of the Lagos Soccer Affiliation was often known as groomer of skills with a number of discovery of uncooked expertise. Liameed was the one African who, in Rio de Janeiro 2016, groomed and offered three Nigerian Olympians who gained bronze in the identical Olympic 12 months (Imoh Ezekiel, Junior Ajayi and Sodiq Popo).
He’s the primary individual from Africa who’s constructing a 36 000 sq. meter soccer vocational college for teenagers ages 14 to 21. He’s the one membership founder who provides his gamers 18 hours of teaching per week.
A Lion with greater than 36 gamers at present taking part in skilled soccer in throughout the globe.
The Nigerian Youth Congress is the coordinating youth group domiciled within the presidency.
About 24 different folks got numerous awards by the group.
A number of dignitaries graced the colorful event with the Minister of State FCT Hajiya (Dr.) Ramatu Tijani Aliyu because the particular visitor of honour who additionally acquired an award of excellence in administration and the rapid previous governor of Ekiti state , Dr. Olukayode Fayemi.
Alhaji Abba Yola represented the Minister of Youth and Sports activities Growth on the event.