Friday, 24 May 2013
Super Eagles: Tambuwal Congratulates Nigerians
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has congratulated Nigerians over the victory of the Super Eagles at the 2013 African Cup of Nations.
In a statement in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam,Tambuwal also disclosed that the House of Representatives will host the victorious Super Eagles at a plenary session.
Tambuwal described the victory as sweet and reassuring, and a reaffirmation of the superiority of Nigeria over other African countries both in what he called football and other areas of human endeavor.
He said the Eagles have not only regained the hearts of supporters the world over with their mesmerizing performance, they have also lifted the spirit of the nation.
The Speaker said the unity of purpose shown by the team and their handlers reaffirmed the notion that when all hands are on deck, achieving a common objective is a lot easier.
While congratulating the team and the nation for the achievement, Tambuwal urged football authorities in the country to double their efforts and ensure that the team qualifies for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and wins the trophy for the first time.