In a statement signed by NTTF President, Wahid Oshodi, the federation symphatised with the minister while describing it as a shocking news to sports family in Nigeria.
“We were shocked by the death of Mrs Briskila Dalung – wife of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung. We mourned with the Dalung family and pray that God will give them the fortitude to bear the loss.
Dalung died in the early hours of Sunday after a brief illness and her death was announced on the Facebook page of the Honourable Minister read thus.
“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,” a breaved minister wrote.