Tobi Amusan Has Done Nigeria Proud Says Kalu


The Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu has congratulated the first Nigerian athlete to win a Gold medal at the World Athletics Championship, Tobi Amusan, after winning the women’s 100M hurdles in Oregon on Sunday.

Describing the graduate of University of Texas as a talented and skillful sprinter, Kalu urged the record-breaking athlete to sustain the feat in future sporting events.

The Pillar of Sports in Africa called on the younger generation to embrace sports as a profession, adding that Amusan’s performance will inspire the womenfolk.

In a statement on Monday, Kalu expressed happiness over the superlative outing of Amusan, adding that the athlete has done Nigeria proud.

READ ALSO: World Athletics C/ships: Sunday Dare Reacts As Nigeria Wins Gold And Silver Medals On Final Day

He said, “I am elated with the record breaking performance of Tobi Amusan, who clinched a gold medal after winning the women’s 100M hurdles at the World Athletics Championship.

“The athlete’s victory is a welcome and timely development for Nigeria.

“She has shown the world that Nigerians are talented. Amusan has indeed made Nigerians proud with her performance.”

Kalu wished the sprinter continued success in her career.

Watch Leakblast TV channel from around the world

Call Us: +234(0)8170989130

Get us on Whatsapp: +234(0)8170989137


Good  journalism costs a lot of money.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble Endeavor.

By contributing to LeakBlast, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Support LeakBlast


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here