Team Nigeria are expected to win more medals in weightlifting and athletics events before the end of the day.
The announcement comes amidst accusations from the athletes of shabby treatment by sports officials.
Tamyra Mensah of the U.S. came first in the women’s freestyle (68), winning gold ahead of Nigeria’s Oborodudu.
Chimezie Metu has slammed sports minister Sunday Dare for humiliating the country’s athletes at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
Blessing, who is set to retire after the games, can win Nigeria’s first Olympic gold medal in over 20 years if she emerges victorious in her final fight.
In the Semis, Blessing will face Mongolia’s Batteseteng Soronzonbold hoping to get into the final and secure Nigeria’s first medal.