National Council on Sports Convenes in Enugu to Chart Future Path


The First National Council on Sports meeting since the de-merger of the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has commenced in Enugu.

The 3-Day Council Meeting aims to ratify progressive and enduring policies that will revolutionize sports administration and development in Nigeria.

Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Sports Development, Mrs. Tinuke Watti, emphasized in her welcome address that the theme of the Council meeting, Sports for National Unity and Socio-Economic Growth, holds critical relevance as the country navigates the challenges and opportunities of its current evolution.

During his welcome address, Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State disclosed that the State was honoured to host the Council Meeting on Sports, which is composed of sports administrators, policymakers, technocrats, and stakeholders who share a common vision of advancing sports in Nigeria.

Represented by his Deputy, Mr. Ifeanyi Ossai, the Governor advised the meeting to engage in open, constructive, and forward-thinking discussions and to leverage collective expertise to address challenges facing the sports sector.

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