Another honour has come the way of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare as he has been recognized as the Most Outstanding Minister of the President Mohammadu Buhari – led administration.
The Minister was honoured for bringing innovation, changes and dynamism to the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development despite lean resources.
The award was confered on Dare on Thursday, 10 June, 2021 at a colourful ceremony at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja as part of activities to mark Democracy Day celebrations.
The Democracy Heroes Award Africa which is the 9th edition also recognized other eminent Nigerians for promoting good governance and deepning democracy.
Those honoured alongside Dare include: Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika who got the iconic Minister of the Year Award; Engineer Umar Dikko; Mr. Inuwa Kashifu Abdullahi, Director General of National Information Technology Agency, Person of the Year award.
Dare had previously won the award as a journalist for championing the enthronement of democracy during the military era.
An elated Dare said he was humbled, encouraged and inspired to do more for the development of sports and the empowerment of youths in the country.
He thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for giving him the opportunity to contribute his quota to the development of the country and delivery of democratic dividends.