In a momentous event at the Council Chambers of the State House in Abuja, President Bola Tinubu warmly received the Super Eagles of Nigeria, celebrating their remarkable performance in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final held in Côte d’Ivoire.
The reception, attended by all team members and officials, including Alex Iwobi, unfolded as a testament to the nation’s unity in the face of cyber-attacks targeting the players after their loss in the AFCON final.
President Tinubu, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, had previously commended the team, the coach, and the entire management for their outstanding efforts during the tournament. He encouraged Nigerians to find solace in the broader victory achieved through the team’s grit, rigour, and determination on the field.
In a statement, President Tinubu emphasized the need for the nation to come together and work harder, highlighting Nigeria’s resilience, joy, hope, duty, and untiring love symbolized by the green-white-green banner. He encouraged the nation’s youth, especially those expressing their talents in local communities, to persevere in their pursuits, assuring them that his administration is dedicated to making dreams come true.
As the Super Eagles bask in the recognition bestowed upon them, the president’s words echo a call for unity and determination, reminding all Nigerians of the nation’s enduring spirit on the global stage.
Source: The Nation Online
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