Youth and Sports Minister announces his arrival for the NYG via twitter

Youth and Sports Minister announces his arrival for the NYG via twitter
September 14 02:04 2019 Print This Article

By Martin Odiete

Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare announced his arrival and activities at the National Youth Games through holding at Holding through his twitter handle as explained by the Director of Press in the Ministry..

The twits were well documented by the Director of Press and according to the statement made available to, the Director of press noted. “Mr. Dare arrived Ilorin on Monday ahead of the Tuesday’s opening of the games and visited the state Deputy Governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi. He later met the Vice Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, with whom he had productive discussions on how NYG should be exploited for spotting talents. The Minister presented the official kits of NYG 2019 to both men. 

“He equally visited the Multipurpose Hall, venue of the accreditation, and had chats with over 3,000 participants.The Minister subsequently had an interactive session with the directors of sports of 15 states well into the early hours of Tuesday morning before returning to Abuja to attend the launch of a book focused on youth using new digital technology to create wealth where he delivered a speech on skills gap among the youth and what government is doing in this regard. 

“Meanwhile, the Minister also released eight (8) Directors of the Ministry to fully participate at the NYG. 

Below are the tweets from Mr Dare’s @SundayDareSD handle after meeting the participants: 

“I arrived Ilorin this evening for the 5th National Youth Games organized by the Youth and Sports Ministry. Over 4,000 children ages 15 and below. 34 sports. One venue. At the University of Ilorin Sports Complex today, I saw the next generation of sporting stars shining. 

“A big thank you to the parents of thousands of our young children gathered in iliorin to participate in the 5th National Youth Games. Their decision to release their kids from 33 states is a point for patriotism and a good omen to the rebirth of grassroots sports development.” 

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