House Committee On Sports Won’t Fail Nigerians On Sports Development – Hon. Ekene Adams

Chairman, House Committee on Sports, Honourable Ekene Abubakar Adams, has assured Nigerians that the House Committee On Sports of the 10th assembly will do everything in making sure that the country’s sports move to where it ought to be under his watch.

Hon. Adams, a member representing Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency in Kaduna State said stated that the legislative arm of government will put in place policies and bills for sports development, stressing that the Committee has mapped out plans to put to rest some of the challenges facing Nigerian sports.

“My committee and I have no excuse to fail on this assignment because, for the first time in Nigerian sports history, one of its own has become the Chairman of the House Committee of Sports,” Adams said Arise TV.

“To achieve this, we want to gather sports stakeholders for interaction and combine forces to move the system forward. To avoid stagnancy, we need to go back to the drawing board and ensure key stakeholders take over relative affairs and restore credence to private entities and investors.”

He said the assignment before the House Committee will commence with having a peace parley with the Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday. He also assured that the Committee will make sure that the two bills that were not passed under the 9th Assembly would be passed.

“I believe there are many bills tabled by the lawmakers owing to the push by the 9th Assembly, noting the Sports Commission and Sports University bills pending implementation from the 10th Assembly. We will ensure that these bills are and other important ones are passed as soon as possible.”

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