We’ll Not Leave Any Stone Unturned In Preparations For Olympics – Says Sports Minister

Posted on July 7, 2024

The Honourable Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, has stated that the Ministry is putting the final touches on Team Nigeria’s preparation plans for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics, alongside the Nigerian Olympic Committee and other relevant federations.

 

In a statement, Senator Enoh highlighted the extensive efforts being made to ensure Team Nigeria is well-prepared to compete for honours at the prestigious global event.

 

“Different sports are already embarking on the foreign leg of their preparations. The Super Falcons are currently in Spain, and the Basketball team has also opened foreign camp. Other teams will follow suit in the new week,” the Minister stated.

Senator Enoh emphasized the importance of pre-Olympic camping for athletes to achieve focus, fine-tuning, and a serene environment devoid of distractions. He expressed gratitude to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his unwavering support for Team Nigeria’s Olympic preparations.

 

“I want to use this medium to thank President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for all the support he has given Team Nigeria in preparation for the Olympic. he has always shown he has sports in his heart and we are more than glad to have him lead our nation at a time like this ” Enoh said.

The Minister also highlighted the ongoing efforts of the Ministerial Podium Performance Committee, which has been providing regular reports and working closely with teams to ensure Nigeria’s athletes are in top form to secure medals at the Games.

“The Ministerial Podium Performance Committee has continued to give me reports, and teams are also working with them to ensure we return with medals from Paris. We are confident it will be a good outing for our nation” he added.

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