The Minister of Youth and Sports activities Growth, Sunday Dare, on Wednesday, paid a go to to some Staff Nigeria athletes on the Commonwealth Video games Birmingham Video games Village.
Dare, accompanied by the Engineer Habu Gumel, President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and Banji Oladapo, the Secretary Normal, congratulated a number of the athletes who have been a part of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, United States of America.
He urged the athletes to reveal the identical degree of zeal and dedication seen in Oregon, tasking them to remain disciplined and targeted.
“I’m interesting to you all to remain hungry for achievement, disciplined and targeted on doing our nation proud. Bear in mind, our zero tolerance for doping or reducing corners. Allow us to win pretty and cleanly,” Dare mentioned.
Earlier, Staff Nigeria athletes and officers have been the cynosure of all eyes on the 2022 Commonwealth Video games welcome reception held on the Commonwealth Video games Birmingham (CGB) Video games Village on Wednesday.
Other than turning out in good numbers, superbly attired in inexperienced and white, the athletes have been the ‘lifetime of the occasion’ on the occasion organised by the Main of Birmingham to welcome collaborating international locations.
The entire ambiance went right into a frenzy when the Disc Jockey(DJ) determined to play the Nigerian hit tune ‘Buga’ to wrap up the ceremony.
Staff Nigeria athletes, officers and their counterparts from Jamaica, Botswana and Montserrat acquired into the groove, and danced enthusiastically to benefit from the second.
Representing the Chef De Mission, Maria Wophil thanked the organisers of the reception, promising that Staff Nigeria shall be worthy rivals on the Video games.