By TAOFEEK LAWAL
Chairman, House Committee on Sports, Honourable Ekene Abubakar Adams, has assured Nigerians that the House Committee On Sports of the 10th National Assembly will do everything to make sure that the country’s sports sector moves to its desire level
According to Honourable Ekene Adams who is representing Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency from Kaduna State, the legislative arm of government will put in place policies and bills for sports development in the country. He said his committee has mapped out plans to put to rest some of the challenges facing Nigerian sports.
“My committee and I have no excuse to fail on this assignment because, for the first time in Nigerian sports history, one of its own has become the Chairman of the House Committee of Sports.
“To achieve this, we want to gather sports stakeholders for interaction and combine forces to move the system forward. To avoid stagnancy, we need to go back to the drawing board and ensure key stakeholders take over relative affairs and restore credence to private entities and investors.”
A statement signed by the media committee
to the Chairman House
Committee on Sports and made available to the media quoted Honourable Ekene Adams as saying that the assignment before the House Committee will commence with a peace parley with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday, August 15, 2023.
He also assured that the Committee will make sure that the two bills that were not passed under the 9th National Assembly would be passed.
“I believe that there are many bills tabled by the lawmakers of the 9th Assembly, the Sports Commission and Sports University bills pending implementation from the 10th Assembly. We will ensure that these bills are and other important ones are passed as soon as possible,” he said.