Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung says sports remain a unifying factor in the existence of their nation. Therefore every tying must be done going out keep the tempo.
The Minister while speaking at the opening ceremony of the national youths Game festival this Saturday at the main bowl of the university of Ilorin, urged the participants to play the game by the rule.
He disclosed that subsequently, the festival would be for under 15, saying that he festival was put together on a yearly basis to discover talents that would represent the country in African youth festival in Algiers in 2018 and Olympic youth games in Argentina.
“I want to let you know that this game has come to stay in Nigeria, our main target of organising this youth game was to discover more talented athletes that will be able to represent Country in years to.
“And am very sure that from the pool of athletes in this year National Youth Game Festival, have no dought in my mind that talented athletes that will represent the Country in African Youth Festival in Algiers in 2018 and Olympic Youth Game in Argentina will be discover,” Dalung said
He urged all the participants to see themselves as one entity, adding that Nigeria as a Country derived its strength in its language and cultural diversity.