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Showers of Millions for Paralympians, Falconets at Aso Rock

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Federal government of Nigeria on Saturday announced a cash reward for
the victorious Paralympics athletes and female Under 20 footballers,
Falconets.
President Goodluck Jonathan announced the cash gifts at reception organised in their honour at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Each Falconet will  get  N1m,  while their coaches and handlers will receive N1.2m each.
For  the paralympians, Jonathan said those who won Gold medals would
go home with N5m each;  Silver medalists would  collect N3m each, while
those who won Bronze would collect N2m each.
The President said each member of the team that did not register their names on the medal table would  receive N500,000 each.
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Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis is a communicator, Journalist, blogger, business coach and, of course, a prolific writer. He has Dip (Journalism) and B.A. (History & International Relations) from the Lagos State University (LASU). The self-effacing young man has worked for national, regional and local newspapers. He had worked with THISDAY covered community news for ISLAND NEWS and corresponded with P.M. NEWS (evening tabloid). Presently, he is the editor of CITYPULSE MEDIA and senior correspondent of PHARMANEWS, West Africa foremost health and pharmaceutical journal.

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