President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, led by Chief Sunday Dare, Sports Federations and Associations in the country on the successful conclusion and great performance of Team Nigeria at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
The Nigerian Team posted a noteworthy trip at the competition, completing and finishing seventh on the medals table with 12 gold, 9 silver and 14 bronze as the best performance starting from the beginning of the games.
The President communicated amusement at a few reports of tranquil climate, solidarity and brotherhood in the camp all through the Games, which reflected positively in the mind of the competitors, adding to the gathering of decorations for Team Nigeria.
The president urged the officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to work with all significant stakeholders to build on the success of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, and begin early and earnest preparations to outperform this spectacular accomplishment in upcoming competitions.
President Buhari looked forward to an energizing reception from Nigerians for individuals who represented Team Nigeria in Birmingham 2022, even as he assures all partners that youth and sports development will remain a priority of his administration.