Editorial: Team Nigeria For 'One Nigeria'
Editorial: Team Nigeria For 'One Nigeria'

Commonwealth Games: Buhari Thumbs Up Team Nigeria, Urges Sports Ministry, Stakeholders To Build On Performance

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President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and other relevant stakeholders to build on the successful performance of Team Nigeria at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham reports Prime Business Africa.
Nigeria finished in 7th place on the medals table with 12 Gold, 9 Silver and 14 Bronze medals and were the best African nation at the 22nd edition of the Games.
While congratulating the contingent the President notes it is heartwarming that there was peaceful atmosphere in the camp throughout the Games which inadvertently reflected positively on the team’s performances.
In a release signed by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina, Buhari urged that preparations should begin early and earnest to surpass this spectacular achievement in upcoming competitions.
The President according to the release, looks forward to a rousing reception from Nigerians for members of Team Nigeria, even as he assures all stakeholders that youth and sports development will remain a priority for this administration.
The closing ceremony of the Games in Birmingham was held on Monday night with the torch passed to Victoria, Australia who will host the competition in March 2026.
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