Sports Minister to Receive Excellence in Public Service Award
Lekan Sowande, Abuja
In the recognition to his excellent contributions and commitment to the growth and development of sports in the country especially in the area of infrastructure development, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare will on Friday, receive the Nigeria Excellence Award in Public Service.
The Federal Government of Nigeria had nominated the Sports Minister to receive this ‘Distinguished Award for Sports Development’ at the forthcoming Nigeria Excellence Awards in Public Service (NESPS).
President Muhammadu Buhari will present the award at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja.
Apart from ensuring the best podium finishes for Team Nigeria in recent international competitions, Sports Minister, Dare has initiated programmes that have led to the rehabilitation of some of the nation’s sports edifices which had been neglected before his assumption of office in 2019.