Pray For Super Eagles, Sports Minister Urges Nigerians

The Minister for Sports Development, Senator John Owan-Enoh has called on Nigerians to pray for the National Team, Super Eagles as they take on Code De Ivoire at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals tomorrow.

Senator Enoh stated this while receiving the President of the Nigerian Institute of Building and his entourage in his office at the Moshood Abiola International Stadium, Abuja.

He noted that it is just a few hours to the final match between the country and Code De Ivoire, and so employs everyone to pray for the Super Eagles, adding that winning the match would have a lot of positive impact on the nation.

Owan expressed his hope that the achievements of our young men in Code De Ivoire so far would provide the needed impetus for the government to pay more attention to Sports Development for the benefit of the teeming sports men and women in the nation, which is in line with the Renewed Hope Agenda of Mr. President.

The Director of Press and Public Relations, FMSD, Mrs. Kehinde Ajayi in a statement quoted Senator Enoh to have encouraged the institute to be committed to monitoring building constructions going on in the country to avoid incessant building collapses being recorded around the country.

He pointed out the need for the institute to have a database for fellow members so that issues of critical importance can be discussed.

Earlier in his address, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Buildings, BLDR. Sir Alderton Ewa Ewa, appreciated the Minister for his appearance at the Investiture Ceremony and for being decorated as an Honorary Fellow of the Institute (Hon. FNIOB).

And that, his presence at the event elevated the ceremony’s prestige, and it demonstrated government support for the building industry.

He stated that the Institute wishes to collaborate with the Ministry in the maintenance of Sports facilities across the Nation and requested the Ministry’s support in their construction of the Institute Skills Development Centre at Lugbe, Abuja which he said is still at the foundation level. He also congratulated the Minister on the performances of the supper Eagles at the AFCON game.

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