Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles,Hails Abdullahi, Keshi



General Muhammadu has congratulated Nigerians the victory of the Super Eagles.Aside from commending the players, he also hailed Coach Stephen Keshi for his leadership. equally hailed Sports Minister, Bolaji Abdullahi  “for keeping close watch the team”.

A statement by Rotimi Fashakin ,spokesman of  Congress for Progressive Change, CPC  said, “The National of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), General Muhammadu (GMB), is enthused by the outing of the Super Eagles at the just concluded African Nations’ cup in South Africa. As GMB noted, the entire of the Super Eagles typified the resilience, and indomitable spirit embedded in the .

said , according  Fashakin  that “Undoubtedly, the head Coach, Stephen Keshi, must be showered with encomiums for providing the right leadership that saw the players and the rest of the crew through a even when hopes were waning- a feat that  drew loud applause from across Africa, nay, the entire globe. The conduct of the players the pitch and equally evinced the discipline required of Champions. The players must build on this success to ensure another at the confederation’s cup in in summer of 2013.”

Buhari said “in the same vein, the Minister of sports, Mr Bolaji Abdullahi should be commended for keeping close watch on the team in the camp. Indeed, the Players and the coaching staff deserve all the accolades from a grateful Nation. However, this celebration must be done in moderation; the Super Eagles’ success should not be used as deliberate political weapon to distract from the myriad of debilitating assailing the Nation state. GMB remembers with nostalgia that as Head of State, the maiden edition of the Under-17 cup was won by Nigerian lads in 1985.”

“Finally, is the belief of GMB that if the sincerity of purpose exhibited by the Super Eagles can be transposed into the Nation’s political , Nigeria should be a better place” the statement said

 

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