Sports Minister Mourns The Death Of Nigerian Paralympic Gold Medalist Ndidi Nwosu

The Federal Government has mourned the sudden death of Ndidi Nwosu a powerlifter who represented  Nigeria at different international competitions.

Naija News Understands that  Ndidi’s death was confirmed by a former President of the Nigeria Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), Queen Uboh-Idris.

According to Uboh-Idris, she was called and informed of the development which took place on March 1st in Owerri by the husband of the powerlifter, Ikechukwu Nwosu.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, has mourned the late Ndidi, describing her death as a great loss to the sports family.

Mr. Dare in a tweet on his official handle on Wednesday said Ndidi represented Nigeria well in several international competitions and had an excellent medal record.

“The death of NDIDI NWOSU, a powerlifter who represented her country, Nigeria excellently at different international competitions is painful A great loss to the sports family. She had an excellent medal record. She will be remembered as a patriot who gave her best to her country.” the sports minister said.


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