Nigeria: Soccerex commends sport Minister on award
The world’s leading sports consulting and management firm, Soccerex has
congratulated the Honourable Minister of Sports and Chairman of the
National Sports Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi on being conferred
with the African Sports Minister of the Year Award.
In a letter
to the Honourable Minister, Daniel Krebs, a director at Soccerex stated
that the body was pleased to learn of the award to the minister. “The
Soccerex team would like to congratulate you for this achievement,” he
stated.Krebs further stated that "we from Soccerex would like to
sincerely thank you again for the support you have shown us and thank
you for all your work in developing sports in Nigeria."The Honourable
Minister was honoured recently by the Institute of Leadership and
Management in Nairobi, Kenya as the African Sports Minister of the Year.
The body said it honored the minister because of the on-going reforms
in the sports sector and his effort to build an enduring governance system in the sector.
The award to the Minister has enunciated praises from several sport stakeholders.
Aminu Maigari, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation said,
“the Honourable Minister greatly deserves the award and we at the NFF
are happy to congratulate him.
“We are very happy for him.
He is a dynamic person with positive intentions for Nigeria sports
and we pray that God will continue be with him and guide him.”
Maigari further added that,
“awards reward excellence and this one has come at the right time for a
man in love with hard work and always committed to achieving