Minister of sports , Solomon Dalung received immerse applaud from The One Nigeria Youths Initiative, when they said the nations sports is growing under his leadership.
The group coordinator, Pastor Magnus Leo, commended Dalung for introducing a practical approach to sports admiration in Nigeria as seen in the just concluded sports federation elections.
He commended, the passion, hard work and good team spirit existing at present in the sport federations is worthy of emulation, Agency reports.
Also, noting the positive energy; and indeed we can say as a nation, that we have recorded very significant and landmark trophies in sports in recent time.
Within two years, a huge portion of great talent around Nigeria has been discovered and the country is making waves in various sporting activities.
We recall the victory of our gallant basketball team D’Tigers who conquered all to become African best, how our wrestlers made us proud at the Olympics.
Nigeria suddenly became scrabble world champion for the First time in history; the performance of our U17 and U23 teams is also in reckoning.
Leo said that Nigeria has an abundance of talents and needed a leader like Dalung to harness the talents and bring about the desired transformation in the sports sector.