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Buhari rewards sports men and women

President Buhari today January 21st, hosted and rewarded Men and Women of Sports in Nigeria at the State house Banquet.

President Buhari rewarded World scrabble champion, Wellington Jighere with N1.5m while his coach got N1.2m & his team security got N450k.

The Golden Eaglets got N1.2m each while their Coach got N900k and Assistant coach got N600k.

Other Golden eaglet team officials got between N200, 000 to -300,000.

U-23 AFCON Champions and their coach were rewarded with N500,000 each.

Also rewarded was the 1985 squad that got N2m each while their coaches got N1.5m.

Nigeria’s National basketball team, D’tigers got N600k each while their Coach got N600k.

The U16 female basketball team that won silver at the U16 FIBAAFRICA and their coaches got 600k each while other officials got N150k.

Also rewarded were the Athletes at the IPC Asian open (powerlifting).

The winner of the Gold medal got 600K, Silver 450k & coaches 450k. Officials N250K.

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