Sports Minister Tees Off Independence Anniversary Golf Tournament In Abuja

Sports Minister Tees Off Independence Anniversary Golf Tournament In Abuja
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…Urges youth to embrace peace

Joel Ajayi

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, on Friday teed off the 2021 edition of Independence Anniversary Golf Tournament with excitement, delight and fanfare inside the IBB international golf club and country in Nigeria’s capital city.

The annual tournament, put in place to celebrate the 61st Nigeria Independence celebration.

Speaking shortly after the tee off inside the IBB golf course in Abuja, he said without peace and unity there will be no progress, he thereby urged Nigerian youth to embrace peace and unity as the only tool to move Nigerians to a greater height.

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Dare commended IBB International Golf Club and Country for organizing the event yearly an event that always adds glamour to independence Anniversary?

According to him, Golf is a sport, it’s global and it’s deep because it deals with wellness, good health and also a sport that people are able to compete and win gold.

“I am glad to be here today, this is the second time and I share the vision for a peaceful united Nigeria and a better African continent through golf as a sport.

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Sunday Dare

“Unity and peace is a dominant language for this country our national anthem, our pledge speak a lot about the need for unity. 

“Without unity, without peace, there cannot be progress and development and I want to call all the youth of this country to play their role and promote the unity of this country.

“Government understands the role it must play to support our youth, to create opportunity for them, to invest in their skills and to prepare them for today, tomorrow and the future and with that acknowledgement, this government is committed to engaging youth and making sure that as many MDAs invest in the youth.”

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It will be recalled that AljazirahNigeria Sports reported that 500 golfers including guests, veterans, ladies across and outside the country currently taking part in the 61st Independence Anniversary Golf Tournament in Abuja. 


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