Revealed! Minister leaks the sector that has more money in Nigeria

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– Dalung has revealed that there is so much money in football

– The minister insisted that the problem facing the NFF is all about money

Solomon Dalung, Nigeria’s Minister for Youths and Sports Development has stated that there is so much money in football than the oil industry, which is why there is always crisis in the football house.

Dalung reveals sector that has more money in Nigeria

Sports Minister Solomon Dalung

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been embroiled in a leadership tussle for the last two years, after elections into the executive committee.

However, the minister insisted that the problem facing the NFF is all about money saying “it is the root of these problems.”

“There’s more cash in football than in the oil sector and there is so much selfish interests and as a result we have this crisis,” Dalung said on a Hausa interview programme, broadcast by Freedom Radio Kano on Tuesday.

“There is someone who wants to force his way as the NFF president and that is why I have had to order full police presence at the NFF secretariat, if not work will not be going on there.”

However, ahead of the Olympic games which starts  in August, Solomon Dalung has assured that the Sports Ministry will provide lighting and equipment for para-table tennis athletes training at the National Stadium, Surulere Lagos, ahead of the Rio Games.

The Sports Minister gave the assurance when he visited the para- table tennis athletes currently camping at the Brian Ayonote hostel at the National stadium, Lagos One of the athletes Faith Obiora complained of poor lighting at the training venue, leaking roofs and inadequate equipment.

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The minister promised the athletes that he will give immediate attention to the provision of equipment and lighting, while the ministry will also fix the leaking roof as soon as possible.

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