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Jonathan lauds Team Nigeria’s performance at Commonwealth Games

Published on August 5, 2014 by   ·   No Comments

President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated members of the Nigerian team for their sterling performance at the 2014 Commonwealth Games which ended in Glasgow, Scotland at the weekend.

Jonathan particularly applauded the brilliant accomplishment of Blessing Okagbare who gloriously dominated the female sprint events, and other athletes who won medals for the country at the games.

“President Jonathan believes that the athletes’ very impressive performance at the games which resulted in Nigeria ranking 8th out of 71 participating countries is a further demonstration of the indomitable spirit of Nigerians and the great heights they can attain with hard work, commitment, dedication, courage and patriotism.”

Jonathan assures the athletes and their handlers that his Administration will continue to do its best encourage them and support sports development in the country.

He looks forward to receiving and honouring the medal winners and their coaches at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

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