Only PTF Can Give Go-Ahead on Commencement of Sporting Activities - Sports Minister


By Nofisat Marindoti

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development,   Sunday Dare has noted that only the Presidential Task force on Coronavirus can approve the commencement of sporting activities in the country.

Dare stated this via his official Twitter handle on Tuesday.

He explained that the commencement of sporting activities will be 

determined by the country's Covid-19 status.

Dare however said his ministry is being proactive, by putting necessary measures in place.

He wrote, "The return of sporting activities will be determined by Nigeria’s COVID-19 status viz a drop in infection rate and flattening curve. Sadly, there is still some journey ahead. The PTF will give the signal. On our part, we are being proactive by putting in place necessary protocols."

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