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Commonwealth Games 2022: Sports ministry splashes $25000 on Team Nigeria

Athletes who have so far represented Nigeria admirably at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham have received $25,000 from the country’s sports ministry.

The donation was made by the ministry at a ceremony held at the Birmingham Hilton Garden under the direction of Abba Yola, Chief of Staff to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development.

Each gold medal winner received $5,000, and each coach received $3,000 in addition.

In the women’s 76kg weightlifting competition, Taiwo Laidi won a silver medal and $3,000 in reward.

For bronze medal winners, Edidiong Joseph Umaofia, Islamiyat Yusuf and Mary Osijo, all got $2,000 each for their effort.

The other athletes, who won medals in their various events on Thursday, are expected to be rewarded soon.

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