By Hananeel Jackson
Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has rewarded victorious Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) Champions Bayelsa Queens with a sum Twenty Two million Naira for clinching 2017/2018 Nigeria Women Premier League.
The Restoration Girls spanked defending Champions Nasarawa Amazons by two goals to nothing in a keenly contested final at the soccer temple Stadium Agege.
While receiving the girls at the Government House Yenagoa Governor Dickson said plans are on to equip to the Sports sector with world-class sports facilities that will see Bayelsa State among the leading state when it comes to sports facilities. Stressing that Bayelsa Queens triumph has shown Bayelsa State is a state that does not associate itself with failure.
He also directed the commissioner for transport to immediately release one of the coastal buses for Restoration Girls.
On his part Commissioner for Sports Development Mr Perekiye Buruboyefe said the success story of the triumphant Queens is incomplete without thanking the state government for their massive support, While appreciating the government he also explained how the (NWPL) is being run.
In message of appreciation Bayelsa Queens Chairman, Mr Ebiki Timitimi lauded the state government for the developmental stride put in place towards to galvanizing Sports in the state.