President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigeria’s team for an outstanding performance at the just concluded Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Buhari’s Senior Special Assiatant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement said the President joined all sports-loving Nigerians in commending the athletes for doing the country proud.
The president commended the athletes for winning 12 medals and setting new records, which made them the top-performing African team at the games.
He extolled the resilient spirit of the Nigerian Paralympic athletes, who were able to excel in the face of adversity.
President Buhari applauded the athletes “for their tenacity, focus and determination, which has brought glory to the country’’.
The President also commended all the officials and trainers of the athletes, who made sacrifices and persevered to fly the country’s colours during the global ceremony.