The Federal Ministry of youth and Sports has authoritatively confirmed that the Ministry is not owing athletes of the Team Nigeria at the on-going African Games 2019-Rabat, Morocco outstanding allowances on the Games.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr Olusade Adesola confirmed this in a chat with Management on his arrival at Rabat on Monday. He also highly commended both the individual and team spirit of competition of all athletes of Team Nigeria, the Secretary Generals, Coaches and officials who are all making it possible for Nigeria in achieving podium performances in the recent hauls of clean medals. Once again the Ministry, he said will ensure her total support to see Team Nigeria through to first position in this game.
He noted that the Ministry also revived the practice of bringing former Olympians to motivate the athletes by inviting Falilat Ogunkoya, MON and Mr Olumide Oyedeji of the Athletes Commission.