Gumel hails NOC Women Commission for donating essentials to Team Nigeria

President of the Nigeria. Olympic Committee (NOC), Engr. Habu Gumel has praised members of the Women’s Commission for raising funds to purchase some essentials donated to ‘Team Nigeria’ to prepare for the 13th African Games.

The Games will be held in three cities in Ghana; Accra, Cape Coast and Kumasi, which runs from March 8 to March 23, 2024.

”This is a welcome development. ”This is entirely their initiative, coming at this time when things are difficult across the country. ”I pray Allah to replenish their pockets.”

These essentials provided by the Commission include such items as Sanitary pads, tissue papers, some quantities of bar soaps, and bottles of mineral water.

They made the presentations at two of the camping centres ;Abuja and Lagos.

The Abuja Group was led by Chairperson, Prof. Florence Adeyanju accompanied by her Vice Chairperson Ms. Bunmi Oluode and Mrs. Felicia Nwokorie.

They were received by the Acting Director, Sports Development of and Camp Commandant, Mrs. Amaka Ashiofu.

The Lagos team was led by a Top Member of the Commission, Ms. Tayo Popoola and received by the camp Commandant, Femi Ajao, a Deputy Director in the Sports ministry and the Head of the Liaison Office of the Ministry of Sports, Ms. Nkana Mbora.

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