Soname kickstarts athletes trust fund with N10m

first_imgProposed Athletes Trust Fund, a brainchild of Youths and Sports Development Minister Mr .Sunday Dare has been given a boost with the donation of 10m by Honourable Kunle Soname. Promoted ContentA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreTop 10 Enemies Turned Friends In TV8 Scenes That Prove TV Has Gone Too Far7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better20 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About SiberiaTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever MadeWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeTV Characters Who Hated Each Other But Later Became Friends6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesThe World’s 7 Most Spectacular Railway Stations With this gesture, Nigerian athletes will soon enjoy a new lease of life when Dare officially floats the athletes’ relief fund. Soname said he was donating the money in his individual capacity as a mark of his commitment to lifting the morale of Nigerian athletes. The scheme when officially unveiled would be funded by the proceeds from the National Lottery Trust Fund,Advertisement Loading… partner agencies, Corporate bodies and individuals to take care of the welfare of athletes, finance their training, pay for their preparation and participation in major international competitions. Dare has commenced talks with agencies and other partners to provide seed money for the initial take-off of the initiative. The money will serve as a huge source of support to Nigerian athletes whose source of earnings had ceased as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in the suspension of all major sporting events. The modalities for the disbursement of the funds to the athletes is expected to be worked out with guidelines provided by the Minister. read also:COVID-19: Sports Ministry monitoring Athletes – DareThe Minister has always insisted that the welfare of athletes remains the cardinal objective of the Ministry under his leadership. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img

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