We’ve refocused sports development, Dare declares

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said he remains focused on his vision for the ministry in spite of the challenges facing the sector and the country at large.

He said this while giving account of his stewardship in the last six months in Abuja.

“But by and large, we have tried to re-invent the wheel of Youth and Sports Development, restore confidence in the sector.

We have changed the wrong perception about the Youth and Sports Development Ministry, engage with critical stakeholders, the athletes and those that are genuinely interested in supporting us to actualize our vision.

We have succeeded in convincing the athletes who are at the core of winning honour that we mean well and their welfare remains our central focus. We have re-focused sports development by dwelling on the core issues that matter.”

The minister while maintaining that athletes remain top priority added, “Without the athletes winning laurels, sports will be meaningless. So we have…

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