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Beijing Olympics 2022: Buhari wishes Nigerian athletes success

By on January 25, 2022 0

President Muhammadu Buhari wished the Nigerian athletes participating in the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games success in the competition.

The President, in a statement released by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, expressed his belief that Nigerian athletes participating in different events will excel in the competition surpassing the previous record in PyeongChang, South Korea in 2018 when the nation competed for the first time. .

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Buhari, while acknowledging that the Olympics are a platform for closer friendship and cooperation between countries, also expressed the hope that all athletes, in pursuit of their Olympic dream, would promote the core values ​​of the Games, excellence, friendship and respect.

The president, who praised China for hosting the Winter Olympics, praised Beijing for making history as the first “double Olympic city” in world Olympic history, having hosted the Olympics in summer in 2008.

President Buhari affirmed the support of the Nigerian government and its people for China as a friend and brother country of Nigeria.

He further expressed the belief that with China’s rich experience in hosting international events, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, with the slogan “Together for a shared future”, will be presented as a splendid, exceptional and extraordinary Olympic event for the world.