Team Nigeria returns to the country on Wednesday’s morning, April 18 after competing at the just concluded Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.
The team was split into two batches when they left Gold Coast to Dubai in two separate flights and from Dubai touched down into the country through Fly Emirate. After having been the most successful team in the physically challenged event at the games, Team Nigeria was placed 9th on the overall Medal table with a total of 24 medals.
Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung who had earlier praised the effort of the team took to his social media page to announce the safe arrival of the team alongside his assistant.
Glory be to God for granting us journey mercies," Nneka Ikem, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung, said in a tweet