The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs. Pauline Tallen, has expressed her support for the Aisha Buhari six-Nation female football tournament.
A statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations Unit of the ministry, Mr. Olujimi Oyetomi, on Thursday in Abuja, said the minister pledged to work closely with the Minister of Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to ensure the success of the tournament.
She said the tournament scheduled to hold in Lagos from Sept. 13 to Sept. 22, would promote peace and international understanding.
The minister also commended Mr. Seyi Akinwunmi, the 1st Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), who doubles as Chairman of Local Organising Committee (LOC), for the six-nations Africa football tournament.
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Source: Vanguard Newspaper