The Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Dr. Kweku Tandoh has informed the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Secretary General, Mr. Olabanji Oladapo that the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has approved N10 million to facelift the NOC building.
Dr. Tandoh dropped the news yesterday, when the leadership of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) paid a courtesy visit to the Nigeria Olympic Committee at the NOC building in Lagos.
The LSSC team led by Dr. Tandoh congratulated Mr. Oladapo who received them and other elected board members for their victory at the polls in Yola, Adamawa State last year December.
Tandoh thanked the NOC secretary general for his support towards the Table Tennis ITTF Nigeria Open and other events, Lagos State had been enjoying overtime.
He charged him to let his wealth of experience count in his dealing with the Nigeria Olympic movement, both home and abroad, as NOC must regain it’s rightful position in the helm of sporting affairs.
He pleaded that the LSSC needs help in the development of sports administrative skills and principles cum talent identification and grooming, while the coaches and other personnel should be considered for training in Olympic strategic courses.
Responding, Mr. Oladapo thanked Governor Ambode for his support to the NOC and appreciated the LSSC for the visit and their supportive move.