Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare is very excited about the President of the International Olympic Committee, Dr Thomas Bach, visit to Nigeria.
For one, he believe the visit shows that Nigeria is well recognized for its involvement in sports in the world. “The visit by the IOC president and his team is quite significant as it shows the place of Nigeria in the heart of the International Olympic Movement. It is also a clear sign that Nigeria is highly respected in the sports sector among the committee of African nations.” He said.
Dare also emphasized that Thomas Bach’s coming to Nigeria will help facilitate the growth of sports in Nigeria now owing to the fact that much attention will be given to the sector of the country.
Thomas Bach has been scheduled to be in Nigeria on a two-day visit starting on November 13.