U.S. Sports Envoys Promote Paralympic Sports In Nigeria

The U.S. Embassy Abuja played host to two American athletes and a coach under the U.S. Department of State’s Sports Envoy program. The envoys included Catherine Sellers, a Former High-Performance Director for the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field Program; Deja Young, a double goal medalist in sprints; and Dennis Ogbe, a star shot-putter. Their visit ...
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Blair King’s Remarks at JONAPWD Informal Welcome Home to Nigeria’s Paralympians

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. And a special welcome home to Nigeria’s Paralympic athletes, some of whom have taken the time to join us today. We are in the presence of some of Nigeria’s most powerful people. And with all due respect to Dr. Ankeli, I am not referring to political power. [NOTE: all the ...
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