Nse Uko came to the Championships as the fastest among the contenders following the 51.70 seconds she ran to win the gold at the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival in April.
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Shaibu stated this on Wednesday in Benin while addressing stakeholders at a one-day workshop on sports development in Edo State.
The reception for the team held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Saturday.
Koleosho, a Gold Medalist, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at the hosting of Lagos State contingent.
The governor, who stated this while hosting the Oyo State athletes and coaches at the just concluded National Sports Festival, Edo 2021, at the Executive Council Chamber, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, added that his administration has been committing funds to upgrade sports facilities as a way of enhancing development.
This was disclosed in a statement by the spokesman of the Nasarawa State Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Eche Amos, on Friday.
Team Edo, the host, came second with 129 gold, 104 silver, and 108 bronze while Team Bayelsa finished a third with 56 gold, 55 silver, and 58 bronze.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 20th NSF, which commenced on April 2 and will end on Wednesday, have seen a total of 1,308 medals.
The team, which narrowly lost to Kano in the opening group game, came back strongly with a 72-26 points win over Nasarawa State in the second game of the competition.
The final took place on Friday
Ehosa produced three “Man of the Match” performances during seven matches at the festival, helping his team to top place on the sport’s medals table at the competition.
Ramon Balogun, Assistant Director Press in the Ministry, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Benin.
This was revealed by the Festival’s Local Organising Committee in a statement late on Wednesday.
Idrees, who is eight months pregnant, won gold in the mixed poomsae category in taekwondo alongside her male counterpart, Arowora Roqeeb.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that new national records were set by swimmers from Delta, Bayelsa and Edo States on Day 1 of competition in the event.
Halli, who confirmed the development to newsmen on Sunday in Benin, said the result was also affirmed by the Local Organising Committee.
The announcement was made by the NBBF Secretary General, Afolabi-Oluwayemi Olabisi, on Sunday following deliberation by the board’s Technical Committee.
Musa Ebomhiana, who now heads the Media and Communication Sub-Committee as Project Manager, confirmed the reconstitution of the committees to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Benin.
Philip Shaibu, Chairman of the festival’s Local Organising Committee, said at a news conference that the appeal became necessary to avoid further postponement of the games.
Philip Shaibu, Chairman of the festival’s Local Organising Committee and also Deputy Governor of Edo State, disclosed this at a news conference in Benin.