AFN President thumbs up Sports Minister



The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Olamide George has expressed deep appreciation to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare for the important role he played in the evaluation programme of the Atheletics Federation of Nigeria held in Akure last weekend.

According to George, “it was inspiring to see that the Minister was part of the event despite his tight schedule in the last few days.The fact that he graced the occasion is a confirmation of his concern for the welfare of the athletes and deep passion for sports generally. He not only gave out cash prizes, but also motivated athletes with personal cash.

“There is no better motivation than the action of the Minister who has been very supportive. He is the pillar behind the achievements we have recorded since my assumption of office. He’s committed to whatever he believes in.

“Over the past few weeks he has committed his time into the Olympics preparations for Nigeria to have a great experience. I want to thank him for the fatherly role he has been playing, we can only reciprocate by winning medals at the Olympics”, George concluded.


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