The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Tuesday congratulated a 16-year-old Nigerian girl, Iyeneobong Essien, for finishing second at the Champion of Champions World Golf Championship Invitational in Northern Ireland.
President Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled ‘President Buhari congratulates 16-year-old Nigerian golfer over success at World Golf Championship.’
The statement read, “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.
“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.”