Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare, on behalf of Nigeria, signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Portugal in the areas of sports and youth development.
The first Memorandum of Understanding will see Nigeria and Portugal participate in fruitful exchange programs and facilitate expertise transfer for sports development, among other things.
In addition, Hon. Dare signed another Memorandum of Understanding with Portugal’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Madame Ana Catarina, on youth capacity building and development.
These Memorandums of Understanding were signed in the presence of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who watched the historic event with bated breath, as well as Portuguese Prime Minister Antnio Costa.
Sunday Dare stated that Nigeria will continue to provide a vista for Nigerian youth to reach the world with their potentials, intellects, and talents, in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision.
Dare arrived in Portugal this week alongside President Muhammadu Buhari to facilitate bi-lateral relationships between the two countries, and the agreements signed reaffirm Buhari’s commitment to sports and youth development in the country.
Hon. Sunday Dare also met with Benfica’s Head of Global Expansion Lorenco Menezes, as well as the club’s two Vice Presidents Manuel Debrito and Jose Gandarez, and had fruitful discussions.