Amb. Bianca Ojukwu Calls For Improved Foreign Investment In Sports

Amb. Bianca  Ojukwu Calls For Improved Foreign Investment In Sports

Her Excellency, the Former Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Spain, Iyom Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu, while presenting her paper at the Thanos’ Sports Colloquium held at Nnewi on the 30th of November 2019, called for improved framework and policies, that will attract and encourage foreign investments into Nigeria Sports

Anyanwu Ututu decried the very unattractive nature of Sports in Nigeria, which makes it almost difficult to attract the global conglomerates to invest in it, even as the local companies shy away from identifying with it most times unlike what is obtainable in other countries even in Africa like South Africa, Ghana and Kenya

Ambassador Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu who assumed the office of the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Spain in 2014, was the linchpin behind the establishment of the Real Madrid FC Academy in Port Harcourt, Rivers State which was commissioned in 2019

Mother General narrated the difficulties she surmounted in making sure the biggest club in the world, didn’t relocate their academy to another African country, which is largely because she has a good relationship with the Real Madrid President, Mr Fiorentina Perez, in order to ensure that Nigerians benefit first hand from the club

The Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria and First Ever Miss Intercontinental, charged the legislature to establish sports friendly policies in order for investors to easily come in and explore the abundant talents wasting in Nigeria. She also hinted that lack of proper investment, is responsible for Nigerian athletes migrating to other countries and winning major honors for them

Ambassador Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu was conferred with the prestigious title of UGO EJI EJE MBA EGWUREGWU in recognition and appreciation of her contribution to the development of sports in Nigeria

Thanos’ Sports Colloquium is a yearly Sports summit where Nigeria Sports is evaluated, appraised, analysed and properly addressed for the sole aim of developing sports in Nigeria and also, recognising and appreciating Nigerians who contribute positively to the development of Sports in Nigeria

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