See the barbaric thing that happened to young girls in Kogi state

See the barbaric thing that happened to young girls in Kogi state

- A group of young girls were seen in a very unconducive room at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja

- NAIJ.com gathered that the ladies were representatives of the state for a basketball tournament

- The girls alleged that they were shortchanged by the state's sports coordinator

Reports reaching NAIJ.com have it that a group of young girls who are currently representing Kogi state at a popular basketball tournament have been subjected to inhuman treatment.

The young ladies of Overcomers and Technical Collage who are featuring for the state claimed to have been shortchanged, as they sleep on bare floor inside the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja.

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The girls who lost their semi-final game 22-12 to Benue ladies claimed that their loss was as a result of the inhuman treatment meted-out on them by the Kogi state sports co-ordinator Joseph Abah who they alleged to have diverted funds meant to cater for their welfare.

INHUMAN! See the UGLY THING that happened to young Nigerian girls playing basketball

The young girls could barely find a decent place to sleep

The team's captain Abdulmaleek Sherifat lamented the unconducive state of their accommodation, narrating how mosquitoes dealt with their lives.

"I fainted in camp, but there was no first aid and was rushed to the specialist hospital; unfortunately, they were on strike," Abdulmaleek began.

"We drank rain water which is not healthy. I hope the state government will intervene in this sad incident.

"She further revealed that her team only got N600 each on Saturday, May 6, before being increased to N900 on Sunday, insisting they received no match allowance.

INHUMAN! See the UGLY THING that happened to young Nigerian girls playing basketball

The girls return to their base after a game

Head coach of the team Saliu Topson also lamented that the girls were starved for days by the embattled sports coordinator, saying he refused to disclose the allotted funds.

See the barbaric thing that happened to young girls in Kogi state

Kogi Sports co-ordinator Joseph Abah

NAIJ.com also gathered that participants of other states including Benue, Niger and Nasarawa were lodged at luxury hotels within the state except for the hosts who put their players in the stadium.

INHUMAN! See the UGLY THING that happened to young Nigerian girls playing basketball

Reports say some of them got ill

INHUMAN! See the UGLY THING that happened to young Nigerian girls playing basketball

The claimed to be drinking water from the rain

INHUMAN! See the UGLY THING that happened to young Nigerian girls playing basketball

The group of ladies

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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