Nigeria shot up to number 4 on the African Games Medals Table after winning 8 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze yesterday at the Games.
6 Gold medals came from the Women’s Weightlifting with Joy Ogbonne Eze and Lawal Folashade Rafiatu winning 3 gold medals each.
Raymond Ekevwo also won Gold in the men’s 100m while Cornnel Enekwechi won the men’s shot put gold.
Abejoye Oyeniyi fetched Nigeria Silver in the men’s 110m Hurdles while bronze in the men’s 800m came through Itsekiri Usheoritse Ese.
Team Nigeria are currently 4th on the overall medals table with 20 Gold, 13 Silver and 16 Bronze medals totaling 47.
Egypt lead with 40 gold, 64 Silver and 38 Bronze, followed by South Africa and Morocco in 3rd position.