The Minister of youth and Sports Mr. Sunday Dare has declared opened the 2020 E- Sports Championship tagged “Fuel Your Passion” put together by Nilayo Sports Management Limited.
The Minister who was represented by Dr. Ebhojaiye Simon on the Zoom meeting pronounced the eight weeks event opened to the delight of everyone involved.
In his speech he said “As a Nation, we are tapping into potentials which E-Sport can offer, we thank Nilayo Sports Management Limited for doing this.”
He confirmed that the Honourable Sports Minister himself Mr Sunday Dare who is a staunch supporter of laudable ideas is happy with the initiative put together by Nilayo Sports Management Limited.
Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management Limited Hon. Bukola Olopade a former youth and sports commissioner in Ogun State in his opening speech appreciated everyone that is working effortlessly in ensuring that the event becomes a reality, he said the event would empower so many young people due to its nature.
He added that “We plan to have an E-sport Summit in March at the Eko hotel in Lagos, Nigeria where the best gamers from around the world will come and showcase their skills and interact with the tech industry and sponsors”.
The event is worth Ten Thousand Dollars in prize money system and people as young as 10 and as old as 50 can take part.
The organizers Nilayo Sports Management Limited are the owners of the Prestigious Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, the Abeokuta 10 KM Marathon, the Remo Ultra Race as well as the Kaduna Marathon which is coming up later in the year among other notable Sporting events