The victorious D’Tigress team and some members of the Nigeria Basketball Federation board led by its president, Engineer Musa Kida paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed Honorable Minister of Sport, Dare Sunday in his office in Abuja.
The brief ceremony which had the Permanent Secretary and high ranking officials of the Ministry of Sports saw the presentation of the 2019 Afrobasket Women trophy to the Honorable Minister.
While presenting the trophy, NBBF President, Engr Kida described the occasion as a significant one which marks the beginning of many things to come for the new minister while in office.
He said the courtesy call was the federation’s way of welcoming the Honorable Minister Dare Sunday to office while celebrating the 2019 Afrobasket feat with him as the number one sports administrator in Nigeria.
While addressing the team, Honorable Dare Sunday challenged the NBBF board and the D’Tigress to intensify their hard work stressing that the result of hard work is more work. He however assured of the federal government’s continued support both financially and otherwise.