Umar Muhammed, Lafia
Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura on Sunday commended Nasarawa Amazons for winning the Nigerian Women’s Professional League Super 4.
The Nasarawa State-owned club defeated Delta Queens 1-0 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin on Friday to win the title.
Al-Makura, in statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Ahmed Tukur, expressed his delight at the victory.
The governor, who promised to assist the team to enable them to win more titles, urged the management and coaching staff of the club to plan and work towards future engagements.
The deputy governor of the state, Mr. Salas Ali-Agara, who led the state government delegation to cheer on the Amazons to victory in Benin, praised the team for making the state proud.
He assured the team that the state would reward them for their effort. Ali-Agara said the state government would host the team in Lafia soon.
The speaker of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, also commended the Amazons for winning the NWPL title.
Abdullahi, in statement by his spokesman, Mr. Jibrin Gwamna, assured the team of the lawmakers’ support.
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