As part of efforts to key into the global benefits of E-Gaming Sports and make Nigerian sports more viable, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has concluded plans to launch Nigeria into the E- Gaming Sports world.
Speaking during a webinar on steps to reactivate the sports sector the post covid-19 era, Dare said: ” We are working on a plan that would produce for the first time an Industry based sports policy that will turn sports into business. We are on the verge of launching E-Gaming Sports in Nigeria,” Dare said.
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“It is the most suitable for the post Covid-19 era. Globally, it is a 138 billion Dollars business. We also plan to develop the Mambila plateau area to turn it into a training ground for our long -distance runners who are mostly from the North. This is necessary and important considering that long- distance race is an individual, none contact sport that would likely resume soon as the impact of covid-19 winds down.”
Dare further affirmed ” While these are few things we are doing at the Ministry level, we are also keen to learn how other new things can work better.”
On youth development, he said that more than two million young entrepreneurs will benefit from training and entrepreneurship programs to be funded through the Central Bank Federal Government job acquisition initiative. He assured that the program will be launched next week.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.