Nigeria Athlete Ese Brume has expressed delight after she and other athletes part of the Nigerian contingent to the 2022 Commonwealth Games were rewarded with cash and national honours.
The ceremony presided over by Buhari saw the Commander-in-Chief splash N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championships. He also conferred national honours on them.
While addressing the athletes at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja, Buhari said his administration is committed to rewarding excellence, no less for members of Team Nigeria who ignited the spirit of victory in the nation through stellar performances at international competitions.
Queen of The Track, Ese Brume expressed her delight at the opportunity to be honoured.
That was amazing. To be honest, I was expecting something like MFR, but I got a double portion. I’m happy, I’m excited, thanks to the President.”