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Youth and Sports Minister Dissolves Nigeria House

Youth and Sports Minister, Hon. Sunday Dare has dissolved the Nigeria House, promising that the Ministry and the Nigeria Olympics Committee ( NOC) will subject the body and it’s activities to a forensic review; with a view to reposition it.

Hon.Sunday Dare made this declaration on the occasion of his meeting with Presidents, Technical Directors and Secretaries General of National Sports & Federations involved with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, held at the MKO ABIOLA National Stadium, Abuja.

Continuing, the Minister stated that pending the review of the activities of the Nigeria House, he has directed the NOC to dissolve fortwith the leadership of the Body to allow for a proper review. Meanwhile, at this juncture, it is pertinent to state that the Nigeria House is an initiative to address social aspects of the Olympics.

In the course of his address, Hon. Sunday Dare disclosed that the National Council for Arts and Culture was also invited to join this auspicious meeting of fulfilling the Clarion call for early preparations & strategising for the Tokyo 2020 Oympics. The objective, according to the Minister, is to accommodate sister agencies, in a renewed attention to the soci-cultural aspects of the Olympics, as well as positively projecting the image of Nigeria at the Olympics.

Speaking on the occasion, the Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola, said the primary objective of this gathering of major stakeholders and technocrats is to strategise and forge a way forward for attainment of podium performances at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics games

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