Sports Minister advances Nigeria’s interest at World Football Summit


The Hon. Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh is participating in the World Football Summit, where he is advancing Nigeria’s interest to tap into the economic valuechain of sports, especially football, as top echelons of the sports conglomerate in Seville, Spain.

On the first day of the showpiece event, Senator Enoh held discussions with FIFA’s Secretary General, Fatma Samoura on ways to drive sports development in the most populous black nation in the world.

The Minister also met with accomplished Bangladeshi sports investor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Dr. Muhammad Yunus, as the duo advanced discussions on sports investment.

Nigeria’s delegation at the foremost global football event includes former special adviser on Sports to the President and board member of the Nigerian Premier Football League, Daniel Amokachi, 2nd Vice President, Nigerian Football Federation and Chairman, Nigerian Premier Football League, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye.

The delegation also includes the Special Assistant to the Honourable Minister of Sports Development on Strategy and Implementation, Brendan Ndifon, and Deputy Director at the Ministry, Mr Olumide Bamiduro.


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