The 35-member contingent depart Abuja international airport on September 1st 2016. The team upon its departure promises to win medals for the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 23 athletes will represent Nigeria in the following games; six athletes will feature in para-Athletes, fourteen in para-power lifting while three will feature in para-table tennis.
Also the team were accompanied by medical personnel, twelve officials and team administrators. Special assistant to Solomon Dalung, Minister of sport and youths, Mrs Nneka Anibeze said the minister urged the team before its departure to compete fairly n be of good behaviour at the event.