SIFAX Group, considered one of Nigeria’s main enterprise conglomerates with curiosity in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas, Hospitality and Finance, has offered monetary help to assist the preparations of two Nigerian athletes competing on the forthcoming Tokyo Olympics.
The athletes are desk tennis stars, 7-time Olympian, Olufunke Oshonaike and Aruna Quadri. The sum of $10,000 was given to every of them as help funds.
The help was offered beneath the #AdoptAnAthlete programme, an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Youth & Sports Development to canvass help from the non-public sector for athletes representing the nation on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
The monetary help will cater to the athletes’ preparations for the Olympics together with medical bills, hiring of non-public coach, weight-reduction plan and different associated wants.
Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, recommended Mr. Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development for the initiative, describing it as an avenue to additional encourage athletes to present their finest at the world occasion.