AFROBASKET CHAMPIONSHIP: Nigeria First Lady Host Victorious D’Tigress

Nigeria First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu, has on Monday hosted the D’Tigress of Nigeria to a reception at the State House, Abuja.

This comes after the Nigeria senoir Female basket ball team emerged champions of Africa following a 84-74 win over Senegal in the final of the 2023 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Rwanda.

Saturday’s victory was historic, as the defending champions (Nigeria) became only the second team ever after Senegal to win four consecutive titles.

In a statement by her media aide, Busola Kukoyi, she said their performance on the basketball court was a testament to hard work, discipline, and commitment to excellence and this will inspire countless individuals especially women, to pursue their dreams

“Your victory transcends sports, symbolizing the potential that can be realized when a diverse group of individuals come together with a common goal.

“I am immensely proud of your achievements and the positive image you have projected for our country.

“Your success reinforces the fact that Nigerian women are capable of reaching the highest level in any endeavour they choose to undertake,” Mrs Tinubu stated.

Aside the First Lady, the wife of the Vice President, Nana Shettima, and the wife of the Senate President, Mrs Uloma Akpabio was all in attendance.

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