The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare will on Friday, receive the Nigeria Excellence Award in Public Service to be presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The award is in recognition of his excellent contributions and commitment to the growth and development of sports in the country especially in the area of infrastructure development
The Federal Government 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.
There will be an opportunity for questions and answer with the Sports Minister after the events.
Apart from ensuring the best podium finishes for Team Nigeria in recent international competitions, Sports Minister Sunday Dare had initiated programmes that have led to the rehabilitation of some of the nation’s sports edifices that were hitherto neglected before his assumption of office in 2019.