The Automobile and Touring Club of Nigeria is happy to announce that it will be hosting the 3rd African Regional Sport Congress 2017 in Abuja from August 25 – 26, 2017 after the FRSC annual lecture series scheduled to hold on August 24, 2017 which the President and Special Envoy on Road Safety to the United Nations Mr. Jean Todt will be in attendance.
The congress will focus on growing motorsport in Africa most especially in Nigeria, with key sessions on:
– management of motorsport associations/clubs
– motorsport development
– officials licensing (grade, certifications, recruitment & retention)
– grassroots disciplines & participation programmes
– risk management and continuous improvement including spectator safety, spectator culture,
– other important topics
A lot of challenges have been faced with as far as motorsport growth is concerned. More work is needed to achieve our full potential without competing with other countries as motorsport is a new area to Nigerians.
More information will be made available as the event progresses.
FIA: Federation International de L’Automobile
FRSC: Federal Road Safety Corps