Rio Paralympics: Buhari Commends Nigeria’s Team For Outstanding PerformanceFeatured, Latest News, Sports Monday, September 19th, 2016
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s team for an outstanding performance at the just concluded Paralympic games in Rio, Brazil.
President Buhari in a statement issued Monday by his SSA on Media and Publicity; Garba Shehu joined all sports-loving Nigerians in commending the athletes for doing the country proud by winning 12 medals and setting new records, which made them the top-performing African team at the 2016 games.
The President extolled the resilient spirit of the Nigerian Paralympic athletes, who he acknowledged were able to excel in the face of adversity.
Mr. President applauded the athletes for their tenacity, focus and determination, which has brought glory to the country. He also extended gratitude to all the officials and trainers of the Paralympic athletes, who made sacrifices and persevered to fly the country’s colours.
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