President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigeria’s team for their performance in the just concluded Special Olympics in Los Angeles, United States.

Buhari  in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, commended members of the team for their diligence, dedication and wonderful performance at the games in which they won a total of 71 medals, including 34 gold medals.

The President applauded the special athletes’ inspiring performance in Los Angeles, which he believed, epitomized the true Nigerian spirit and his personal conviction that whatever challenges Nigeria faces as a nation can be overcome with dedication, hard work and perseverance, and therefore rise to the highest possible levels of accomplishment.

He assured the athletes that the Federal Government and all Nigerians are very proud of their exhilarating and dominant performance at the Special Olympics.

“The President looks forward to receiving members of the team at the Presidential Villa to celebrate their brilliant victories in Los Angeles,” The statement said