President Muhammadu Buhari has shower praises on newly crowned World Athletic Champion, Tobi Amusan. The Ogun State born who broke two world records in one night in the ongoing World Athletic Championship after becoming the first Nigerian athlete to win a gold medal.
Amusan stormed to victory in the women’s 100m hurdles in Oregon on Sunday within 12.06 seconds. Celebrating her victory, on her verified social media pages, Buhari also congratulated Ese Brume for her long jump Silver Medal.
I join millions of Nigerians in celebrating Tobi Amusan and her stellar performance at the World Athletics Championships 2022.
Her new World Record and Gold Medal have brought excitement and joy and hope to all of us, and made our national anthem resonate on a global stage.
I also commend and celebrate Ese Brume for her long jump Silver Medal. #TeamNigeria have represented us with honour & pride; displaying courage, integrity and good sportsmanship, and proving that with hard work & determination, success is achievable.