By Olayinka Elebute
Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has pledged to adopt an eight-year-old Nigerian female boxer Shekinah after watching the youngster displaying her talent at a championship in Lagos.
Dare made this revelation while posting a video of the female boxer named Shekinah training with her coach. In the video posted by Mr Sunday Dare, it can be seen how hard the coach of the girl was training her and she was also responding in a superb fashion.
Dare explained that he has spoken with Shekinah’s father in Lagos on how she can help her develop the talent.
Dare also made it clear that he has spoken with the coach of the young female boxer Sulaiman with the option of getting her adopted. “Amazing stuff brilliant boxing.
The gold is in the child. I spoke with her father, Quadri in Lagos and her Coach Sulaiman ‘Energy’ to find out about her.
We will follow her and get her adopted,” the Minister explained. Since Sunday Dare replaced Solomon Dalung as Sports Minister and has demonstrated many times how ready he is to take Nigerian Sports to a great height.
He has also made it clear that his major focus is not on football, but make sure that all the Sporting activities in Nigeria is touched while in office.