READ President Buhari Massage's To Paralympics Team Nigeria

READ President Buhari Massage’s To Paralympics Team Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s team to the Rio 2016 Paralympics games.Buhari said the team had an outstanding performance at the games in Brazil.

This is contained in a statement signed on Monday by the senior special assistant to the president on Media, Mallam Garba.The statement reads in part, “President Buhari joins all sports-loving Nigerians in commending the athletes for doing the country proud by winning 12 medals and setting newrecords, which made them the top-performing African team at the 2016 games.

“The President extols the resilient spirit of the Nigerian Paralympic athletes, who were able to excel in theface of adversity.“President Buhari applauds the athletes for their tenacity, focus and determination, which has brought glory to the country.

“The President also extends gratitude to all the officials and trainers of the Paralympic athletes, who made sacrifices and persevered to fly the country’s colours.”Team Nigeria arrived on Sundayafter winning 12 medals at the games.

The team which won a record 8 gold medals, also set six World Records.

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