Buhari Congratulates Paralympic Team


By; SUNDAY ODE, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday congratulated Nigeria’s paralympic team for their outstanding performance at the Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil.
A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu said  “Buhari joins 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.”
It added that The President extolled the resilient spirit of the Nigerian Paralympic athletes, for their ability to excel in the face of adversity.
According to the statement, President Buhari applauded the athletes for “their tenacity, focus and determination, which has brought glory to the country.”
“The President also extended his gratitude to all the officials and trainers of the Paralympic athletes, who made sacrifices and persevered to fly the country’s colours,” noted.


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