The victorious female national basketball team has been received by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
The President approved N1 million each for the D’Tigress, who conquered Africa in the 2017 FIBA Women AfroBasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Women Basketball World Cup in Spain.
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He also approved N500,000 each for the team officials.
President Buhari made the announcement before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting on Wednesday.
Team captain, Aisha Mohammed told reporters that the cash reward would spur them to go for gold in Spain next year.