Minister of Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has been awarded the Best Performing Minister Award.
Dare received the award at the Nigeria Sports Governor Merit Award and Nigeria Philanthropist Merit Award held at the Shehu Yar’ Adua Centre, Abuja on Wednesday.
Represented at the event, by his Special Assistant on Policy, Bamiduro Olumide, the minister thanked the organisers of the awards.
“This award and the other awards I have received are some of the evidences of the commitment of the Buhari administration to the growth of the youth and sports sector. I am grateful for the opportunity given me to serve and make impact in the lives of our youth.”
Other recipients of awards at the event include the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki and his wife, Betsy Obaseki, the Deputy Governor of Edo State Philip Shuaibu, the President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engineer Habu Gumel, the Director General of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), General Buba Marwa(retd), President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod among others.