Hon. Sunday Dare, Minister, FMYSD, Commiserate with the Family of Late Chief Alex Akinyele
Kaduna, North-West, Nigeria
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare Commiserates with the Family of Late Chief Alex Akinyele over the demise of a great icon whose death he described as a loss not only to the sports family but the nation at large.
In a statement signed by the Minister and made available to newsmen over the weekend,
“It is with great mixed feelings that I received the news of the death of the pioneer Executive Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Chief Alex Akinyele. Oh what a loss to the family and the Country at large.
“The Nation is deeply touched and saddened at the demise of a committed Patriot who served his fatherland Faithfully and Meritoriously at the Federal level, as Honourable Minister of Information and Executive Chairman, National Sports Commission.
The statement also added that, “the late Chief Alex Akinyele in his hey days etched his name in the historic annals of our country. He was an epitome of selflessness in public service. He was a committed public servant who gave his all to advance the cause of growth and development of his fatherland, especially in the sporting sector.
“The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development sincerely regrets his irreplaceable loss, as we condole with the family and the country.
Please accept the deepest condolences of the Ministry.”