The Nigerian Dance Sport Federation (NDSF) has said that it will do everything humanly possible without breaking any rules to fly the country’s flag at the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France.
The Secretary General of the Nigerian Dance Sport Federation (NDSF), Emmanuel Oladele, speaking to reporters at the team and individual dance exhibition at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, said on Saturday that the federation wanted to find out and develop dancers who will represent Nigeria in local and international competitions.
He further stated at the expo that the dance industry is capable of creating more jobs for young people and boasting the image of the county.
“This is our second year of exposure. We actually started in September 2015, which was our first edition. Dancing is an activity but has not been considered a sport.
“Recently, the International Olympic Committee announced that dance would be a live sport. We want to discover athletes who will make the nation proud locally and internationally.
“We are building a federation in Nigeria that will harness the dance potential of young people for the growth of the country. Dance will help Nigeria to develop, create job opportunities,” he said.
In the same vein, a member of the board of directors, Ochai Ogaba, said that the goal was to participate in the next Olympics in Paris.
“Our ambition is to get what the dance deserves for dancers to represent Nigeria. We want to recruit individuals who will form teams ahead of the 2024 Olympics. It will be great when we get to Paris,” he said. he declares.