Nigeria’s Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr Sunday Dare has disclosed that the government would oversee the treatment of sportsmen who picked up injuries during the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The minister made this statement at the Nigerian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan when the ambassador, Abubakar Moriki Husaini hosted the team.
Speaking at the event, the minister of youth and sports, Sunday Dare, expressed delight for the support received from the Nigerian Embassy in Japan. He also appreciated the athletes for their exploits in Tokyo.
“I have to sincerely thank all the athletes and officials that have worked assiduously to make Team Nigeria a success. To compete and win medals at the Olympics is a great honour in the country of over 200 million people.
“The federal government of Nigeria is proud of you all but let me quickly add that the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development will take care of the treatment of Enoch Adegoke, Blessing Oborodudu, Oluwatobiloba Amusan, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi and Usheoritse Itsekiri plus any of the athletes that is nursing any injury,” Dare assured.
Nigeria’s Ambassador to Nigeria in Japan, Ambassador Abubakar Moriki Husaini also applauded Team Nigeria for the quality representation they have given the country at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Ambassador Husaini welcomed all the remaining athletes and officials in the Nigeria camp to Japan; thanked them for the good work and quality representation they have given the federal Republic of Nigeria especially the medalists who made the country proud during the Olympics 2020.