I don’t believe in Nigeria because of our leaders. I believe in Nigeria because of our youth.
“It is heartwarming to know that Team Nigeria won 12 Gold, 9 Silver and 14 bronze medals with the women carting away most of the medals in all categories.”
The quartet achieved this feat in record breaking fashion, running 42.10 seconds to break the barely one month old 42.22 seconds African record they set in Oregon.
“We express our heartfelt gratitude to Odunayo Adekuoroye for making us proud in Ondo state and Nigeria at large,” said the Ondo government.
Yusuf clinched the Bronze medal in women’s weightlifting 64kg event, with 93kg in snatch and 119 in clean and jerk.
Nnamdi won a bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro, and Oborududu a silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Nigeria is the first African country to receive the Queen’s Baton.