Enoh stages first National Council on Sports meeting

The Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, has extended invitations to State Commissioners of Sports, government officials, sports federations, and relevant stakeholders to attend the 1st Federal Ministry of Sports Development (FMSD) National Council on Sports Meeting.

The meeting, themed “Sports for National Unity and Socio-Economic Growth,” is scheduled to take place from Monday, May 20, to Wednesday, May 22, 2024.

The inaugural council meeting since the ministry became the Federal Ministry of Sports Development will serve as a platform for stakeholders to deliberate on the future of sports in Nigeria and to discuss initiatives aimed at promoting national unity and socio-economic development through sports.

The event will provide an opportunity for collaboration and dialogue among key players in the sports sector.

“We are pleased to announce the convening of the 1st National Council on Sports Meeting, which will focus on the critical role of sports in fostering national unity and driving socio-economic growth,” stated Sen. Enoh.

“We encourage all relevant stakeholders to participate in this important gathering to contribute their insights and expertise towards advancing the sports agenda in Nigeria.”

Mrs. Tinuke Watti, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Sports Development, alluded in the announcement the importance of engaging stakeholders in shaping the direction of sports development in the country.

The meeting will take place at the Old Government Lodge, located on Abakaliki Road, Enugu, Enugu State, with sessions scheduled to begin at 9 am daily.

Participants are urged to come prepared to engage in meaningful discussions and to share their perspectives on how best to leverage sports for the benefit of the nation.