A three-day Olympic Solidarity Advanced Management Course organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for sports administrators began in Lagos with 30 participants.
The President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel, said that he was glad that the participants were senior officials of the various institutions who were responsible for sports matters in Nigeria.
The program in with the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), is to prepare them for better adaptation to the objective of the Olympic Solidarity Itinerant School on sport administration.
Gumel who was represented by Tony Ubani, the NOC spokesman said the course is quite unique in the sense that this is the third time it is being organised in Nigeria.
Gumel promised that the NOC would continue to work hard within the limits of its ability and resources to uplift the ideals of the Olympic Movement, especially in education.
He said that the IOC through the Olympic Solidarity was committed to promoting sports management globally.
He said it will enable Nigeria not be left out of emerging global trends in sports administration.
12 members of the management staff of the Lagos State Sports Commission are taking part in the seminar holding at the Command Guest House, Apapa.
The seminar is being facilitated by Clement Fasan, a professor of Kinetics and Physical Education at the Lagos State University and Jonathan Dyajas of the Association of National Olympic Committees in Africa (ANOCA).