Nigeria Pillar of Sports Tasks Buhari, Others to Prioritise Sports

By Daily Sports on March 14, 2019

Views: 674

As Nigerians eagerly await the birth of yet another democratic dispensation come May 29 this year, the Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, JP, has tasked  President Muhammad Buhari and elected Governors, National and State Assembly members to give sports development and promotion priority in their fiscal policies to enhance desired national developments.

He made the request in a congratulatory message to all winners of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, stressing that for a truly genuine nation building and national integration, sports developments and promotion must be given a desired attention and financial support.

According to the sports philanthropist, the Nigerian population is dominated by the youths who are sports lovers, hence the need to capture and shape their patriotic zeal through sports.

Ejidike called for a genuine sports summit that will be all-encompassing where all the stakeholders would express their motives and understanding about the way forward.

He added that sports is the only instrument through which nationalism and patriotism could be preached and imbibed.

He said: “It must be sounded that over time, sports has been identified as a platform through which crimes could be curbed as the youths would be gainfully engaged in sports. I implore President Muhamadu Buhari, National Assembly elected, Governors, and all elected State Houses of Assembly members to legislate and implement policies that would enhance sports developments in our dear country. When this is accomplished, the nation would witness rapid socio-economic growth.”

Ejidike also noted that in sports, ethnic, tribal or religious sentiment have no place which means such a venture is highly desirable in Nigeria.

He cautioned politicians to eschew violence, thread the path of peace and imbibe spirit of sportsmanship as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announces election results.

•Photo shows Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, JP

Source Daily Sports

Posted March 14, 2019


 

You may also like...
Eddie Nketia: The young Arsenal goalscoring machine Chelsea...

FIFA task force in Rabat to inspect 2026...

Tony Bellew wants Michael Bisping fight

Udoh leads Aigbogun’s 28 players flying Eagles list...

Cricket: Ghana beats Nigeria to maintain unbeaten run...

Baba Ganaru resigns at Kano Pillars

 

Latest News Rohr Questions Kelechi Iheanacho’s Professionalism Messi Will Be Fit to Face Espanyol Despite Argentina Injury Amuneke Challenges Tanzania Stars to Make Afcon History New-Look Germany Set for Holland Test Aubameyang to Miss 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as Burundi Qualify For The First Time Ever Nigeria Qualify for 2020 U-19 Cricket World Cup Gerrard Rallies Liverpool Ahead of Title Push Egypt or Morocco To Win 2019 Nations Cup — Rohr Serena Williams Pulls Out of Miami Open with Knee Injury Lakers Miss Playoffs for 6th Year In A Row AFCON Qualifier: Okumagba Thumbs Up NFF, Eagles, Technical Crew for 100% Record •Calls for early preparations for Egypt 2019 World number one Osaka crashes out of Miami Open

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (45,163 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (37,202 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (35,877 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (35,298 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (34,368 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (34,328 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (33,399 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (33,313 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (33,192 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (32,159 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (30,176 views) Let’s save Kelechi Emeteole's life! Let’s follow Omeruo, others' shining examples (29,665 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (278) Basketball (152) Boxing (535) Columnists (408) Euro Soccer Update (4411) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (45) Golf (73) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (3) News (4792) NPL Glo Premier League (988) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (6) Tennis (528)

 

 

Classic games

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media