As part of efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 scourge, Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has teamed up with some Nigerian sports icons and the Nigerian Olympic committee on a massive awareness campaign to educate people on keeping safe.
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Iconic sports stars like Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Mary Onyali, Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusan, Eniefiok Udo-Obong, Chika, Segun Odegbami amongst others and President of the Nigerian Olympic committee, Abu Gumel are leading the campaign of educating Nigerians and the world to fight the dreaded virus.
The campaign message initiated by the Sports Minister, is echoed by 41 former and current international athletes in athletics, badminton, boxing, football, handball, judo, para-athletics, powerlifting, para-rowing, shooting, table tennis, taekwondo, wrestling and volleyball.
STORY: By Ugochukwu Okeiyi, NCN Sports Desk Editor