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Sunday Dare pledges to finance surgery of five athletes

Tokyo Olympics: Sunday Dare pledges to finance surgery of five athletes

The minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has promised to 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.

He made this known earlier today during the grand reception for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medalists, Team Nigeria by the Nigerian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, hosted by His Excellency, Ambassador Abubakar Moriki Husaini.

He expressed his delight for the support received from the Nigerian Embassy in Japan. He equally 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,” he said.

The Ambassador representing Nigeria in Japan, His Excellency, Abubakar Moriki Husaini who in the company of his staff welcomed all the remaining athletes and officials in the Nigeria camp to Japan.

He thanked them for the good work and quality representation they have given the federal Republic of Nigeria especially the medallists who made the country proud during the Olympics 2020.

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