President Muhammadu Buhari has given directive to the Federal Ministry of Sports to immediately pay all the outstanding entitlements of the Super Falcons who had the cause earlier in the day, Wednesday, to march to the National Assembly to protest the delay in the payment of their entitlements, amounting to $24,000.
Members of the team, who also marched to the Presidential Villa to register their grievance where received by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari.
Addressing State House Correspondents after interacting with the team, Kyari said the Falcons have done the nation proud and deserve to earn all their allowances.
Kyari said: “The problem has been resolved. They have done us proud and we congratulated them.
“The Ministries of Sports and Finance have been directed to pay tomorrow. I don’t know the details of the arrears but they have been directed to pay.” [myad]