IOC President, Bach arrives Abuja, Commission ANOVA Building

The President of International Olympics Committee, Dr. Thomas Bach arrived Nigeria on Wednesday for a two day visit, inspection tour and commissioning of ANOCA building.

Dr. Bach was received by the minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare, the permanent Secretary, Olusade Adesola, Engr. Habu Gumel and all other members of different Federations.
The IOC President was accompanied by the president Association of National Olympics Committees of Africa (ANOCA) Mr. Mustapha Berraf, 54 Presidents of member countries of ANOCA, and other IOC officials.
The Minister, Hon. Sunday Dare, welcomed the IOC President and his entourage.
Hon. Dare said, that the next two days will be exciting as there are lined up activities, and the most important amongst them is the commissioning of ANOCA headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

The IOC will inspect facilities in the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, amongst others.

Ngozi Obiechina
ACEO (Information)

For: Director, Press