by AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s Special Olympics team for its impressive showing at the just-concluded Games in Los Angeles, United States.
The President commended the team for their diligence, dedication and wonderful performance at the games in which they won a total of 71 medals, including 34 gold accolades.
According to Garba Shehu Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, the President applauded the special athletes’ inspiring victories in Los Angeles which, he believed, epitomised the true Nigerian spirit.
He expressed his personal conviction that whatever challenges Nigeria faced as a nation, it could overcome them through dedication, hard work and perseverance to rise to the highest possible levels of accomplishment.
He assured the athletes that the Federal Government and all Nigerians were proud of their exhilarating and dominant performance at the Special Olympics.
“The President looks forward to receiving members of the team at the Presidential Villa to celebrate their brilliant victories in Los Angeles,” said Shehu.
– CAJ News