President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, July 12 unveil Team Nigeria’s uniform for the Tokyo Olympic Games and handover the contingent to the Nigeria Olympic Committee.
The first batch of Team Nigeria’s contingent departed the country on Tuesday for Kisarazu in Japan, for the final leg of their preparations.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this while bidding farewell to the first batch of the contingent, inside the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
He said as was the tradition, President Buhari would unveil the team’s official uniform for the Games, before bidding the contingent farewell.
Dare said, “Our departure for the Games today is evidence that working in unison, we can collectively achieve whatever we set our minds to achieve as humans.
“All the athletes and officials that would feature at the Games have been educated on COVID-19 compliance and anti-doping instructions. I urge you all to adhere to these rules in order to compete safely and avoid the discomfort of COVID-19 isolation.