May, 14 2022.
As Nigeria continues to fine-tune preparations towards next month's Africa Senior Athletics Championship and the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare paid a morale-boosting visit to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, during the AFN 's All-Comers' Event at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
Speaking during his visit, the minister expressed his desire to see the country produce new talents who would take over the scene in the near future.
Hon. Sunday Dare further charged the AFN to present worthy ambassadors of Nigeria at next month's Africa Senior Athletics Championship in Mauritius and the Commonwealth Games in the United kingdom.
He stated that Nigeria remains a powerhouse in athletics in Africa with the exploits of past and current stars and the country must strive to beat the records of its peak years in the sport.
The Africa Senior Athletics Championship will take place between June 8th-12th 2022 in Mauritius while the Commonwealth Games will hold between 28th July - 8th August 2022.