I’ll give equal attention to all sports – Sports Minister, Enoh


The Minister of Sports Development, Sentor John Enoh, on Friday, hosted Nigeria’s contingent that participated at the Malta Gymstars International Championship in Malta in Abuja.

According to a statement by the Media Aide to the Minister, Kola Daniels, the team of young gymnasts represented Nigeria in the 15 nation championship in Cottonera, Malta.

He said the Nigerian TIG team of seven young gymnasts, led by Coach Tony Asuquo, clinched 23 medals in total.

He said the minister congratulated the contingent on the behalf of His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for making Nigeria proud.

The statement said Enoh thanked the TIG Gymnastics club for promoting gymnastics in Nigeria, urging them to keep staying true to their mission.

“On behalf of His Excellency, the President of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, I congratulate you all for the enormous feat. I regard this as a tremendous effort.

“Your private efforts have benefited our country a great deal. It’s amazing what you all have done in faraway Malta.

“I am here to encourage the efforts you’re making as youngsters. We will ensure that no sports suffers neglect, as our attention will spread across all sports, with special attention for the grassroots.

“While education is important, we also want to help budding stars grow their talents and fulfil their potential,” he said.

Enoh added: “We want kids to grow up knowing that, even as a gymnasts, they can get to the world stage and do great things.

“As minister of sports, I will remain very interested and committed to the growth of our youngsters,” he said.

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