Onyedum, Anambra Sports Boss Congratulates Ewan-Eno, Harps On Grassroots Dev’t
Patrick-Estate Onyedum, Chairman of Anambra Sports Development Commission has projected better days for Nigerian sports sector under president Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration.
Onyedum said in Awka on Tuesday, while congratulating Sen. John Ewan-Enoh on his swearing in as the new minister of Sports Development.
He urged Ewan-Enoh to continue the sports industry policy of the previous minister to enhance the economic empowerment potentials of the sector and make it the leading youth development sector in Nigeria.
Onyedum, an athlete turned administrator said Ewan-Enoh should pay special attention to grassroots sports development and not pursue immediate glory which often led to respiration.
He assured that Anambra was willing to partner his ministry and promised to enable him succeed in the interest of teeming Nigerian youths.
“On behalf of the governor of Anambra state, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, I want to congratulate the newly sworn in ministers and in a specially way, Sen. John Ewan-Enoh, the new minister of sports.
“I believe in his capacity to impact positively on Nigeria’s sports sector, and I want to assure him that as a State, Anambra is ready to work with him.
” I encourage him to grow the sports by continuing the policy of his predecessor which seeks to run the sector as an industry. He should also give priority to grassroots sports development, ” he said.
Onyedum said the minister should hit the ground running by ensuring that the National Youth Games billed for Asaba, Delta State turned out the best in the history of the competition.