Vanguard (Lagos)

26 November 2012

Nigeria: Danny Jordan Commends Lagos

The chief executive officer of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Dr Danny Jordaan, has commended Lagos State over preparations put in place for the 18th National Sports Festival, Eko 2012. festival.

Speaking at the Eko 2012 international sports seminar with the theme, "National sports festival: A driver for social, economic and national development" last week he said; "the seminar is wonderfulbut Nigeria should start preparing for the big events".

Jordan who flew intoNigeriaon the morning of the seminar told his audience thatNigeriawas ripe for big time events as the country boasts a vibrant economy second to none on the continent.

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