The Honorable Minister for Sport Senator John Owan Enoh, has commended the organiser of the Sportmeettech, speaking through a representative from the ministry Mrs Iyeneme Johnson.
While praising the organiser for choosing a more appropriate topic that is in line with the vision of the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, "How Sport Technology Can Contribute Towards President Tinubu Target Of Training 1 Million Technical Youth Talents By 2025", saying it is indeed an appropriate topic to discuss when Nigeria is working under the leadership of Mr. President Tinubu to chart a sustainable course for our total emancipation she said.
Speaking further, the minister highlited importance of sport to our development in the country, "Sport is one.of the sector that cuts across all sectors and stand as the most effective unifier of various aspects of life and livelihood. it endengers economic growth, contribute to health and healthy living and silently but efficiently tackles unrest and all form of crimes as well as criminal intentions".
According to him, sports guarantee peace, even in times of disagreement as opposing forces will always sits peacefully to watch competition between contender of their choice.
Speaking on technology as it relate to sports the minister said, " in the world progress is very difficult if not impossible without technology, we are witnesses to the speed at which technology is advancing every facet of human being. The technology Giants of our time have consistent embarked on trainings to empower our youth in various endeavors", the minister said .
'As you have gathered here to articulate ways of achieving the mandate for today's gathering I wish you successful deliberation, we shall be waiting for your communique and recommendations' the minister concluded.