‘‘We are proud of these achievements and the memories will linger with the nation forever and for me this is a special moment,” said Mr Buhari.
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.
Amusan set a time of 12.30s to continue what is her best season ever as an athlete.
“We express our heartfelt gratitude to Odunayo Adekuoroye for making us proud in Ondo state and Nigeria at large,” said the Ondo government.
Team Nigeria are expected to win more medals in weightlifting and athletics events before the end of the day.
Innocent Nnamdi on Thursday won a bronze medal in the men’s lightweight para-powerlifting event.
The 23-year-old also previously held the world record of 33.35m for the F42 event before this tournament.
It was not a great outing for Nigeria in the men’s and women’s 100m track events at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Wednesday.
Compatriot Obiageri Ameachi clinched the bronze medal after throwing 56.99m in the same event while Jade Lilly of England emerged second with her 58.42m throw.
Yusuf clinched the Bronze medal in women’s weightlifting 64kg event, with 93kg in snatch and 119 in clean and jerk.