The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Chief Tonobok Okowa, early Monday, congratulated golden lady, Tobi Amusan and compatriot, Ese Brume, on their spectacular podium end on the simply concluded 2022 World Athletics championship, at Oregon, United States.
Okowa in an announcement, stated it was the defining second for his board following the strong basis laid for a rejuvenation of athletics in Nigeria after approaching board final 12 months.
The duo defied all odds to put in writing the title of Nigeria in golden colors.
An ecstatic Amusan would say after the race: “the objective was to come back out and win this. I simply did. Truthfully, I imagine in my skills, however I used to be not anticipating a world report at these championships.”
And an elated Okowa described the success as an indication of higher issues to come back in athletics because the world turns it’s consideration to Birmingham, United Kingdom, for the Commonwealth Video games which flags off this week.
Okowa gave his phrase that the AFN was ever able to make Nigerian athletes snug by making provisions for his or her wants because it has been doing because it got here on board final 12 months.
Okowa, who can also be the Government Chairman, Delta State Sports activities Fee, additionally congratulated members of the AFN board on this historic achievement by Amusan and Brume, enthusing it was taking place of their time.