The Ministry of Youths and Sports signed a Memorandum of Understanding MOU with three companies to raise funds for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the World Cup.
Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, while signing the MOU in Abuja, said the move was a step in the right direction to ensure podium performance at the Commonwealth Games and World Cup.
Dalung, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Adesola Olusade, said 2018 was full of sporting activities, hence the need to source for fund to ensure that Nigeria’s participation was well deserved.
He however, called on sports loving Nigerians and multinationals to support, sports to ensure that Nigeria get podium performance at these competitions.
Responding, Managing Director of one of the Construction Company Queen Uboh, said the company was working to raise over 1.3 billion naira to ensure that Nigeria have glorious outing at the 2018 World Cup in Russian.