There’s so much corruption in Sports ministry, Federation president tells Reps.


The Federation’s president says there is so much corruption in Sports ministry in Nigeria.

The statement was made known to House of Representative, said level of corruption in the Ministry had been killing the growth of sports in Nigeria .

While speaking, President of the Nigerian Basketball Federation, Tijani Umar said the poor handling of the country’s preparations for major sporting competitions culminated in Nigerian athletes being the most ill-treated contingent to the Rio Olympics in terms of welfare.

Another stakeholder and Olympic gold medallist and president of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation Daniel Igali in his presentation lamented that there “was too much greed” in the Sports ministry.

Another aggrieved administrator, the president of the Handball Federation, Yusuf Dauda, called for definite action from the National Assembly and the Federal government, saying there has been too much talk and no action.



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