Buhari announces N1m gift for each D'Tigress player

Henrietta Strickland
Августа 30, 2017

The President, Muhammadu Buhari is now presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting holding in the council chambers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The team members were hosted by the President at the Council Chamber prior to the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

The senior national women basketball team had on Sunday won the 2017 FIBA Women's AfroBasket Championship at Bamako in Mali after beating defending champions Senegal in the final match.

The President announced N1 million gift for each of the female basketball players.

Apparently elated by the development, the team captain, Aisha Mohammed, said the cash reward from the president would encourage them to win gold next year in Spain.

In his remarks at the brief ceremony the Minister of Sport, Solomon Dalung said the fortunes of the country in terms of sports have been on the rise since the inception of the Buhari led administration.

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday chaired his first cabinet meeting since returning from sick leave in Britain this month.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He further expressed optimism that the team could achieve the same success when they go to Spain.

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