By Dipo Olowookere
President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly congratulated Nigeria’s team for an outstanding performance at the Paralympic games in Rio, Brazil.
In a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Garba Shehu, on Monday, President Buhari 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.
Mr Buhari extoled the resilient spirit of the team who excelled in the face of adversity, applauding them further for their tenacity, focus and determination, which has brought glory to the country.
The President extended gratitude to all the officials and trainers of the Paralympic athletes, who made sacrifices and persevered to fly the country’s colours.