and women have turned bus conductors to survive economic hardship. The
athletes who are obviously worried by the dearth of competitions in the
nation’s sports and the need to meet their needs, took the step to
athletes were left with no option than that to meet their needs and
sustain their families.
appealed to government at all levels to urgently find a host to stage
the National Sports Festival (NSF).
to host the sports festival and now wanted him announce a date for the
19th biennial fiesta.
function in Abuja announced that the sports festival would hold after
the completion of sports federations’ election.
athletes in camp for five years without any competition in sight and
that is why many athletes are now doing menial jobs.
as bus conductors. People can check this as one of us is presently on a
bus plying the Stadium-Ikeja route,’’ she said.
“EKO 2012’’, Para-athletes in the country had been battling to survive
of the states have thrown their Para-athletes out of the stadium and
even the stadium we are talking about is not maintained.
“No Show’’; since he came to power nothing has happened in the sports
arena even a small competition.
time in sports; remember that the Nigerian economy is in recession and
now no competition. It’s really hard for us.