Nigeria Sports Minister, Dalung, loses wife

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung.
Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung.

Briskila Dalung, wife of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has died, the minister said in a statement.

She died in the early hours of Sunday after a brief illness.

Her death which was announced on the Facebook page of the minister reads:

“I am bereaved. My heart is heavy. I cannot continue. I lost my first wife, Mrs Briskila this morning. May her soul and the souls of the faithful departed rest in the bosom of the Lord, amen. What a black Sunday.”

Mrs. Dalung is survived by five children.

According to the Special Adviser on Media to the Minster, the funeral arrangements will be announced by the family soon.


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