Al-Makura, others hail Amazons

Posted on Oct 16 2017 - 4:01pm by admin

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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