By; AYO OJEDOKUN Lagos
The board of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has congratulated its president Hon. Daniel igali on his recent election as one of the vice-presidents of the Commonwealth Wrestling Committee.
In a statement signed by the vice president of NWF Prince Fab Adelekan, the board described Igali’s appointment as “a testimony of the fact that your contributions, impact and service to wrestling in Nigeria is not only unequalled, but also felt at the Commonwealth and World stage.”
The board also passed a vote of confidence on the World and Olympic champion, and urged him to use his new office to take Nigerian wrestling in particular, and Commonwealth wrestling in general, to a higher level.
Similarly, the board has also congratulated Team Nigeria wrestlers to the just-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, for their superlative outing.
The wrestlers returned home with 3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals at the end of competition, with the female team emerging the best in Women Wrestling at the Games.