By Muhyideen Jimoh
The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan Enoh has unveiled a comprehensive six-point agenda known as ‘W.A.I.F.A.R’ to drive sports development in the country.
The minister revealed the strategic framework that will guide sports development in the country on Wednesday in Abuja, as part of activities to mark his 100 days in office.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ‘WAIFAR” stands for Welfare of athletes, Activation of sports as business amd Infrastructure development.
Others are Funding for sports development, Activation of grassroots sports and Reorganisation of sports federations.
He said that the objective of the agenda is to rejuvenate and restore sports to its former glory, consolidating its significance within Nigeria’s cultural and competitive landscape.
“This agenda is meticulously designed to bolster growth and excellence within the country’s sports sector.
“We must key into President Bola Tinubu’s Renewed Hope agenda and strive to propel the sports industry to newer heights,”he said.
He charged all departments within the Ministry to work towards actualising all aspects of the agenda, with renewed vigor and passion.(NAN)(www.nannews.ng)
Edited by Joseph Edeh