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Dare Condoles With Dalung on The Loss of His Son



The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed a deep sense of shock at the passing of the son of his immediate predecessor, Mr. Solomon Dalung.

In a statement released by his office in Abuja and personally signed by Mr. Dare, he sent his sympathy to the former minister and his entire family on the untimely loss of the 33-year-old Nehemiah Dalung.

The statement read in part, “Mr. Dalung, please be assured of my deepest condolences at this time of great sorrow. The loss of a child is a knife that cuts veruly deep and one can barely imagine how you must feel right now.

“On behalf of my family and the entire staff and management of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, I say we share in your grief and pray that the Almighty God consoles you and the entire Dalung Family as a whole. May Nehemiah’s soul find eternal rest in the blossom of our Lord. Amen.”

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CG Adeniyi Pledges More Support For Customs Team



Joel Ajayi

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service NCS Adewale Adeniyi, has pledged to continue to support the Customs Sports Teams to enable them to bring more glory to the service.

CG stated this on Tuesday when Nigeria Custom ladies secured the tickets to represent the Service and Nigeria at the forthcoming 2023 Africa Women’s Basketball League AWBL in Egypt.

Comptroller General who was represented at the event by the Deputy Comptroller General Enforcement Inspection and Investigation Abba Kura charged the team to go to Egypt and make Nigeria proud.

He said: “For this tournament, they have done well, the Service is going to encourage them to do more, I pray for them to succeed in Egypt, and to come back with the trophy to Nigeria.

“It has been a tradition of the Nigeria Customs Service to encourage officers who participate actively in sports, apart from that, we encourage all our teams in all sports and make sure that they succeed in any event they participate.”

However, at the end FIBA Africa Zone 3 Women Qualifiers tournament in Abuja, NSC topped the table with 6 points after winning two games, while the ASPAC of Benin Republic played two games won one, and lost one to secure 3 points, and the third participant Olukoya Ladies lost the two games with no points.

The Borders ladies defeated the Olukoya ladies by 55:49 to secure their second victory.

Also, the 2023  Africa Women’s Basketball League will take place in Cairo, Egypt from December 11th to 18th this year.

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