Buhari Confers Amusan With ‘Order of Niger’ National Honour

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presented an award of recognition to 100m hurdle queen Tobiloba Amusan during a reception for the Nigeria 2022 Commonwealth Contingent in State House, Abuja, on Thursday

Buhari conferred the national honour of the Order of the Niger on Amusan who in early in 2022 created a new World Record in the Women 100m hurdles at the World athletics championship in Oregun, U.S.A.

She successfully defended her Commonwealth Games title, which she won in 2018 in Gold Coast, with a games record in 2022 in Birmingham; and Diamond League title in Zurich, Switzerland on September 8, 2022.

Long jumper Ese Brume on her part won a bronze medal at the last Olympic Games in Tokyo. She also won silver medal in the Women’s Long Jump event at the 2022 World Athletics Championships and a gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham with a games record performance.

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