New Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Honourable Sunday Dare has arrived Rabat, Morocco, venue of ongoing 12th African Games, brila.net can authoritatively report.
It would be recalled that the Federal Government dolled out Nigerian athletes and officials with Sixty-four Million Naira on Tuesday.
However, Team Nigeria has moved up the medals table to the fourth position with 20 gold, 13 silver and 16 bronze medals.
With four days left in the African showpiece, Nigeria, who were second at the 2015 Games have now had a total of 49 medals after 12 days of competition.
The brila.net gathers that “Rabat 2019” which started on Aug. 19 to Aug. 31 had begun on Aug. 16 and will end on Saturday.
The defending Champions, Egypt are still leading the Park at the medals table with 40 gold, 64 silver and 38 bronze medals for a total of 142.
Second on the log is South Africa with 56 medals, comprising 25 gold, 17 silver and 14 gold, while hosts Morocco are in third place.
They are with 22 gold, 21 silver, and 29 bronze in a total of 72 medals., Nigeria are with 20 gold medals, 13 silvers, 16 bronze occupying 4th position.
Following in this order is Algeria who are in fifth place with 19 gold, 19 silver and 39 bronze in a total of 77 medals.
Tunisia are also close behind the front-runners in sixth place, with 18 gold, 15 silver and 19 bronze in a total haul of 52 medals.