|Sports Minister, Hon. Sunday Dare (wearing black), and Nigerian Esports Association President, Mr Agbor Clinton, (in white), and Nile University officials in Abuja .|
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sports and Youths Development in Nigeria, Mr Olusade Adesole, gave the words of encouragement to the Esports team while chatting with the president of the Nigerian Esports Association, Mr Agbor Clinton, at the MKO Abiola national Stadium Abuja.
Mr Adesole the permanent Secretary of Sports and Youths Development commended the president of the Nigerian Esport Association, Mr Agbor Clinton, for championing esports activities in the country.
Mr Agbor Clinton then pleaded the Sports Ministry to assist in the actualization of esports dream in Nigeria.
Mr Agbor Clinton said that the Nigerian Esports Association is 90% ready to join the league of esports nations in the continent of Africa and expressed his confidence that the Nigerian Esports Association will meet the requirements of affiliation and has expressed total loyalt to the continental president of esports for his leadership role in Africa esports confederation.
Mr Agbor Clinton then added that arrangements have reached advance stages to make colleges and universities the main driving force in actualizing the dream of esports in country. Colleges and universities constitute the largest percentage of esports players and as such the Nigerian Esports Association is working with institutions to enhance the success of the gaming in the country.
Meanwhile the Nigeria esports Association is warming up in readiness of international friendly matches that will put some esports players in good shape ahead of the world championship in South Korea in December 2019.
Adeline Shuri Abuja Nigeria