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The Chairman,Federal House committee on Diaspora Affairs who is also member, representing Oluyole Federal Constituency, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe K has congratulated a Diasporan, Dr. Ganiyat Adedutan, who was recently named WWB head coach at Colgate University, New York.This made her the ninth women’s basketball head coach in the history of Division 1.
Akande-Sadipe in a statement issued on Thursday by her Special Adviser on Media & Publicity,Olamilekan Olusada revealed her Committee’s excitement as another Nigerian in Diaspora made Nigeria proud.
Dr. Ganiyat Adeduntan, is the daughter of Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntan, a former Commissioner for Health and Guber-aspirant in Oyo State.
In the summer of 2020, Dr. Ganiyat Adedutan was named among the top-50 impactful mid-major assistant by silver waves and was invited to attend the prestigious top connect virtual seminar.
Adeduntan’s emergence arrived after three seasons as the top assistant coach and four seasons overall on the staff of Jennifer Rizzotti at George Washington University. She helped the Colonials win an Atlantic-10 Conference championship and served as the program’s recruiting coordinator.
Hon.Tolulope Akande-Sadipe in her statement further described Dr. Ganiyat as a representation of her pedigree, with an impeccable track record, added that her selection was based on merit after a rigorous review process by a credible search committee.
“Adeduntan has distinguished herself in her field of practice, a dedicated woman with an impeccable track record who has been appointed on merit as head coach at Colgate University, New York, Congratulations on your new appointment,” she said.
Akande-Sadipe said the House of Representatives, through the Diaspora Committee, would continue to recognise hard-working Nigerians all over the world making their Motherland Proud.