GOVT. WILL NO LONGER INVEST IN EXCESSES OF SPORTS FEDERATIONS – MINISTER

Written by on March 22, 2019

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, says the Federal Government will no longer fund the excesses of the sports federation in its bid to reposition sports.

Dalung made the assertion at the 25th anniversary and the 7th convocation of the Nigeria Institute of Sports, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

He said that it was imperative for the ministry to channel the funding of the various sports in the country directly to those that were concerned which included the athletes and the coaches.

He added that in order to refocus sports in Nigeria, investment will now be going directly to the welfare of the athletes and coaches.


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