The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has received
commendation from the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II for charting a new course for youth and sports development as well as reviving the moribund Principal’s Cup competition, reports The Gazelle News.com.
Speaking in his palace when he received in audience members of the Organizing Committee for the National Principal’s Cup competition on Monday, 1 February, 2021, Oba Ogunwusi described Dare as an innovative and energetic man with brilliant ideas of turning the fortunes of sports around by reviving the Principal’s Cup competition.
“I want to appreciate all the good works
and ideas of the Minister of Youth and
Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, who has revived sports and the National Principal’s Cup competition. You have my support to actualize the dream of our young players through the Principal’s Cup, other sporting activities and youth events,” the revered Monarch said.
The Minister commended the royal father for lending support to the youth. “We thank the Ooni of Ife for identifying with us and supporting all our efforts to keep our youth busy. We thank your Royal Majesty for receiving the team warmly,” the Minister said.