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Ice Prince Zamani & Tomi Odunsi Rock Abuja at the Presidential Launch of NASCOM “Rhythm N’ Play”

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Ice Prince & Tomi Odunsi before the Launch ceremony

The Nigerian government is making quite a bold step in the Sports sector.

Today, 6th June 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan launched the inaugural NASCOM “Rhythm N’ Play” campaign in Abuja. The event was hosted by two of its ambassadors, Choc boi Ice Prince Zamani and actress/musician Tomi Odunsi, all who were also awarded for their efforts.

 

Ice Prince award

According to the Nigeria Academicals Sports Committee (NASCOM), with these six youth-centred sports competitions – “Rhythm N’ Play”, it intends to drive and revolutionize grassroots sports in Nigeria. The Campaign will has been launched in Nigeria, will later be launched in London, UK for Nigerian youths in diaspora.

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Tomi Odunsi and Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi

Also, according to Guardian newspaper, NASCOM believes with “Rhythm N’ Play”, two million kids would voluntarily embrace sports across the country in the next two years. Here’s the promo for the “Rhythm N’ Play” campaign.

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Photo Credit: Twitter – @TomiOdunsi | Instagram – IcePrinceZamani

6 Comments

  1. Mma

    June 6, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    Nice to see.

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  2. garri

    June 6, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    God forgive me, this video reminds me of when naija played basketball against America at the Olympics.
    Regardless, good job getting children involved in sports.

  3. Idak

    June 6, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    All these sorts of money making schemes are the only thing our leaders excel in.
    What crap is this?
    Just provide and maintain sports facilities in cities and beyond the cities,kids will express their talent and budding talents can be harnessed and groomed.
    What is the relationship between kids in sports and Ice Prince? The other day it was BOI announcing D’Banj as an ambassador.
    How many kids can recognise Ms. Odunsi on a billboard?
    These clownish leaders of ours are just maximizing our docility.Anything just seems to go around here.

  4. Msunderstood

    June 7, 2013 at 7:27 am

    I know Nigerian youths need to be encouraged in sports. Looks like inter house sports n d likes have been relegated in schools unlike those days. But I’m not sure about d idea of ambassadors, looks like ministers n parastatal heads r competing on who can get d biggest stars associated to their portfolios n that’s cheapens d whole point. How about improve sport facilities in govt schs, bring back inter house, school, state sport competitions.

  5. mytwinwitch

    June 7, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    trust ice prince, always reping.

  6. shenugs

    June 8, 2013 at 9:42 am

    Tomi looks very cute

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