Commonwealth Games: President Jonathan To Host Okagbare, Others

President Goodluck Jonathan will host golden girl, Blessing Okagbare, other medalists ‎and their coaches who did the nation proud at the just concluded 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Jonathan through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, congratulated‎ Team Nigeria for her sterling performance at the Games.

Jonathan particularly applauded Okogbare’s accomplishment for dominating the female sprint events, and other athletes who won medals for the country at the games.

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

He assured that his administration will continue to do its best to encourage athletes and support sports development in the country.

Source: The Sun
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