By David Iorja (ABUJA)
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Iyeneobong Essien, a 16-year old Nigerian girl, for finishing second at the Champion of Champions World Golf Championship Invitational in Northern Ireland.
The president saluted the achievements of the youngster, who currently topped the junior player cadre in Nigeria.
Essien has recently been credited with over 20 medals since she won her first medal at the age of five.
President Buhari in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, joined all Nigerians in celebrating ”this great teenager who is doing so much for the country by demonstrating that hardwork and determination pay ”.
He wished the golfer more spectacular success in her career.