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Sports Reform Committee To Start With 3-day Retreat

Posted: Apr 19, 2016 at 11:52 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Steve Oma-Ofozor, Lagos
The Sports Reform Committee recently inaugurated by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung will commence on Tuesday (today) April 19, 2016 in Lagos with a three-day retreat.
A statement from the committee reveals that two stakeholders, one each from the private and public sectors will make closed door presentations on Tuesday, while Lagos-based sports editors have been invited for a lunch session on Wednesday at 12 noon to rub minds with the committee.
The statement further said: “The committee is determined to talk to as many stakeholders and interest groups as possible and sessions would be rotated between Abuja and Lagos, while well known ‘commentators’ in the academia and the public and private sectors who are outside these cities will be invited to make presentations.”
“To make it a little easier for everyone, memoranda or submissions of whatever kind could be sent to the email –”
The committee has 90 days to submit its report with Godwin Kienka as chairman, Babatunde Fatai-Williams, Vice President of the Nigeria Olympics Committee and Chairman of the Aquatic Federation, Chief Segun Odegbami MON.
Others are Col. Sam Ahmedu, Mary Onyali, Prof. Florence Adeyanju, Bola Orodele, Olukayode Thomas, Dr Ademola Are, Waziri Laminu, Yusuf Datti, Despan Kwardem and Ayo Olubato.