Sen. John Owan-Enoh, minister of sports development, has pledged more support for the development of para-sports in the country.
“We are passionate about support for para-sports and will ensure that the existing medium already created and dedicated to coordinate, promote and manage the development of para-sports in Nigeria is strengthened for better performance.
The minister in a statement issued by Mohammed Manga, director press in the ministry, congratulated Team Nigeria for making the nation proud at the Games, in spite of financial challenges.
He called on relevant stakeholders to join government in developing para sports in the country, with a view to giving the athletes, a sense of belonging.
Mr Enoh made the pledge on Monday in Abuja following Nigeria’s encouraging participation at the maiden 2023 African Para Games in Accra.
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