Nigeria’s First Lady, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari as the grand patron of the Para Powerlifting Team Nigeria, has this afternoon received the Hon. Minister of Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare and Hon. Minister of Women Affairs and Development, Dame Pauline Tallen at the State House to get an update on the level of preparation by the Country as it sets to host the Para Powerlifting World Cup 2020 which will be held from the 4th to 8th of February, 2020.
The First Lady was impressed with the information she got from both Ministers on the level of preparation by the Country.
Mrs. Buhari also promised to continue to support and champion the cause of the physically challenged in whatever capacity including the Para Powerlifting Team Nigeria that has demonstrated serious commitment and patriotism particularly in their past outings when they won almost all the medals.
The Para Powerlifting World Cup 2020 will be hosted by Nigeria in Abuja, and it is expected that over 1000 athletes from across the world will participate in the World Cup.
Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity
(Office of the First Lady)
January 23, 2020