Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed deep shock and sadness over the death of Nigeria’s female Powerlifter Ndidi Nwosu who passed on recently.

Nwosu represented Nigeria at various international competitions. The highpoints were her Gold medal winning feats at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

While expressing deep condolences and sympathy to the family of the iconic powerlifter, Dare extolled the performances of the deceased which raised Nigeria’s profile on the international scene.

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“It is with deep shock and sadness that I received the news of the death of Nwosu. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends and colleagues. It is indeed a great loss to Nigerian sports. We pray that God will console her family.”

The minister stated that she will be forever remembered as a patriot who committed herself to advance Nigeria in para-powerlifting globally.

He prayed that God will grant Nwosu eternal rest and her family and friends the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.



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