NOC PRESIDENT HAILS BABANGIDA TOURNEY
The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Sani Ndanusa has described the ongoing late Maryam Babangida Memorial National Junior Tennis Championship holding in Minna as a welcome development.
During a visit to the Minna sports club, venue of the tournament, Ndanusa said he was overwhelmed with the turnout of participating players, describing it as unprecedented. He added that the tournament was a turning point to tennis development in the country where young talents are discovered at very tender ages.
He then expressed his happiness over the decision of El-Amin foundation to sponsor a tennis tournament of this magnitude, and call on other philanthropists to emulate the spirit of tennis sponsorship at any level, in order to augment the El-Amin foundation's effort.