Sports Minister Sen. John Enoh Rallies Billionaires to Invest in Sports

A recent tweet from UBA Group and Heirs Holding Chairman Mr Tony Elumelu revealed that the Minister of Sports and Development Senator John Owan Enoh is meeting successful businessmen and big corporate bodies to look into investing in Nigeria’s sports sector especially football.

X social media user identified as Adedayo Mustapha in a tweet asked the possibility of getting the president of Nigeria Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Minister of sports Senator John Owan Enoh to look into inviting big corporations in Nigeria to buy any of the football clubs in Nigeria. He said it can be in the area of Corporate Social responsibility (CSR)

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Mr Tony Elumelu on reposting the tweet with a quote disclosed that the Minister of Sports is already thinking in that direction and has approached him.

Speaking further in his X-verified social media page where he has above one million followers, he noted that his team are evaluating viability.

When billionaires like Dangote, Tony and others decides to invest and own stake in some league clubs in Nigeria the wishes of Adedayo will come to limelight.

In England and other parts of the world, individuals or corporate organizations own some big clubs in the world unlike in Nigeria where it is a different practice where most football clubs playing NPFL are owned by the state government and financed by the state government.

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