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Lagos First Lady to grace Olukoya basketball final



Lagos State First Lady, Dr Ibijoke Sanwoolu

Lagos State First Lady, Dr Ibijoke Sanwoolu will be leading other top dignitaries to the final of the 3rd Dr & Dr (Mrs) D K Olukoya Women Basketball championship in Lagos this Saturday.

The annual event which is sponsored by Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries General Overseer, Dr Daniel Olukoya is part of activities lined up to celebrate his birthday and that of his wife, Dr Shade Olukoya. They share same birthday, July 15.

The final is going to be a battle two MFM teams, MFM Women Basketball clubs of Lagos and Bayelsa states. Enroute the final, MFM Bayelsa Youth church team defeated Sunshine Angels of Akure 44-42 points while MFM Lagos came back from the jaws of defeat to hit the final after a close 47-46 points win over Tap Queens of Ogun state.

Sunshine Angels and Tap Queens will face off in the losers final by 11am.

Over N2m is available to be shared by the first three teams, this is in addition to trophies, medals and other individual awards.


As always this years event attracted some of the best women’s teams from all over Nigeria.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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