August 12, 2022



Write your names in gold, Dare prices newly inaugurated para-sports federations’ boards

The Minister of Youth and Sports activities growth, Mr Sunday Dare, has charged the newly inaugurated boards of para-sports Federations to evolve inventive fashions that will additional raise sports activities growth in Nigeria.

Dare who’ve the cost when he formally inaugurated the newly elected para-sports boards in Abuja congratulated the varied excos for rising victorious.

Represented by the everlasting secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports activities Improvement, Ismaila Abubakar, the Minister reminded the manager of the brand new boards that sports activities federations are the bedrock of nationwide sports activities growth.

He requested them to make use of the chance to put in writing their names in gold by rendering selfless and purposeful service to facilitate efficient progress and growth of sports activities in Nigeria.

Dare described sports activities as an invincible endeavour employed as a veritable software for nationwide cohesion, peace, progress and worldwide diplomacy, and that since inception of President Muhammadu Buhrai’s administration there was paradigm shift within the administration of sports activities sector.

He stated, “It’s germane to tell you that one other parameter to measure the dedication of the federal authorities to the sector was the institution of a brand new Division of Nationwide Sports activities Pageant and Para Sports activities to supervise the affairs of the Para Sports activities within the Nation.

“Additional to the above, you will need to be aware that constituting the brand new boards of Nationwide Para Sports activities Federations is to re-invigorate them in keeping with the will of the federal authorities to re-position sports activities for efficient and environment friendly service supply and progressive agenda for job and wealth creation for Nigerian teeming youth.”

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The minister enjoined the federations that shall be taking part within the 2022 Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham to go for the gold and make Nigeria proud.

The six boards of Nationwide Para Sports activities Federations inaugurated are amputee soccer, para athletics, para powerlifting, para soccer, para swimming and sitting volleyball.

Dare assured that the remaining election of the Wheelchair Basketball will quickly be carried out.