President Buhari to hand Team Nigeria to NOC July 12


President  Mohammadu Buhari will On Monday July 12, 2021 play host to Team Nigeria at the Presidential Villa where he would hand the Olympics- bound athletes to the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) in line with age- long  tradition.

According to the Minister  of Youth and sports Development Mr Sunday Dare, “We are keeping to the tradition of unveiling the team to the President who will in turn hand them over to the Nigerian  Olympics Committee. The  unveiling of the official wear/equipment will be done by Mr. President. This is a very symbolic event meant to officially send forth the team to the games. 

“This should also inspire the athletes and to reinforce the fact that the federal government, and the entire country are behind them.”
The minister commended President Buhari for committing enormous  resources towards Team Nigeria’s participation.