The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume on popping out in flying colors on the just-concluded World Athletics Championship in Oregon, USA.
Tobi Amusan broke the 100m hurdles World Report within the semi-finals with an astonishing 12.12s and adopted up with a (+2.5)wind assisted 12.06s within the last.
By this feat, Amusan who hails from Ogun State has now develop into Nigeria’s first ever World Champion in athletics.
Her compatriot, Ese Brume from Delta State, gained a silver medal within the lengthy bounce with 7.02m leap, behind German Olympic Champion Malaika Mihambo.
Reacting to the event, Senator Omo-Agege stated these heartwarming victories sign the start of a brand new daybreak for Nigerian athletics.
He famous that their excellent performances on the competitors are reflective of the indomitable spirit of a mean Nigerian, who will go away no stone unturned in bringing glory to the nation.
“Their heroic performances have introduced renewed hope and made our nation the cynosure of all eyes on the worldwide map. The takeaway from these feats is that when one units one’s thoughts to one thing, nothing is inconceivable.
“I really feel vindicated in my conviction that if given the possibility, many Nigerian ladies who’re blessed with nice potentials can additional contribute in direction of the progress and growth of our fatherland,” he stated.