Buhari Congratulates 16-Year-Old Nigerian Golfer For World Championship Feat

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Updated August 3, 2022
Iyeneobong Essien


President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated a 16-year-old Nigerian girl Iyeneobong Essien for finishing second at the Champion of Champions World Golf Championship Invitational in Northern Ireland.

Buhari’s message was contained in a statement by his media aide Femi Adesina on Tuesday.

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“The President salutes the achievements of the youngster, who currently tops the junior player cadre in Nigeria, and has been credited with over 20 medals since she won her first medal at the age of five,” the statement added.

“President Buhari joins all Nigerians in celebrating this great teenager who is doing so much for the country by demonstrating that hard work and determination pays, wishing the golfer more spectacular success in her career.”