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Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Buhari Showers Cash Gifts on D’Tigress Players And Officials

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday announced cash gifts of  N1 million each for members of the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, who won the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket tournament in Mali and qualified  for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain.

He also have the team’s officials N500,000 each

Buhari made the announcement while hosting the victorious players  before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The team captain, Aisha Mohammed said the cash reward will spur them to go for gold in Spain next year.

The President of Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Ahmadu Kida, attributed the success of the team to the democratic process that has returned to the federation.


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