The Nigerian Ambassador to Japan, Professor Mohammed Gana Yisa, says the Embassy of Nigeria in the country will work assiduously to ensure that Nigerian Team record a successful outing at the 2020 Olympics schedule for Tokyo.
He gave the assurance when he received the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalung, in the Embassy .
A statement by the Minister Embassy of Nigeria,Tokyo, Japan Dr. Tiwatope Elias-Fatile indicates that the Minister who was on a working visit expressed gratitude to the Ambassador for the assurance said the Ministry of Youth and Sports was prepared for the 2020 Olympics would continue to rely on the counsel of the Mission to guide the Ministry on logistics, welfare and other relevant issues.
The Minister inspected the sites and the facilities under construction in preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, including the facilities in the likely camping sites for the Nigerian Team for the pre-Olympic training.
He also attended this years General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees tagged TOKYO 2018.
He was accompanied to Tokyo by the President of the Nigerian Olympic Committee, (NOC), Engr Habu Gumel and some officials of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is an international multi-sport event scheduled for 24th July to 9th August 2020.