Ahead of the 2016 Nigeria Sports Awards ceremony, the Honorable Minister of Youth & Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalong has confirmed attendance for the 5th edition of the award ceremony taking place on Friday, December 2, 2016.
The Chairman of the award committee, Mr. Ikeddy Isiguzo disclosed this at a press conference held on Monday, November 28, 2016 to round-up all nominations and preparations for the 5th Anniversary Award ceremony.
“I am indeed delighted to announce that the Honorable Minister of Youth & Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalong has confirmed attendance and would be our special guest of honour at the event on Friday” he said.
Isiguzo noted that the members of the panel and organizers of the award are delighted about the Minister’s decision to honour their invitation for the second time in a row following his appointment to the office last year.
He also revealed that several dignitaries in the country including Captains of Industries, Past and Present athletes as well as Nigeria’s Top Sport Personalities would be around for the event. “This year’s award will be attended by well-known Captains of Industries, notable and respected dignitaries in the Nigerian Sports industry” he stated.
The event is organisedto celebrate excellent performance in Nigerian athletes and to encourage hard work and commitment among the athletes.
The 2016 Nigerian Sports Award event is scheduled to hold on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.