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FG hails Tobi Amusan for setting new African record

The Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Enoh, has commended Tobi Amusan for her extraordinary accomplishment in setting a new African women’s indoor record in…

The Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Enoh, has commended Tobi Amusan for her extraordinary accomplishment in setting a new African women’s indoor record in the 60-meter hurdles at the Astana Indoor Meet in Kazakhstan.

In a statement by his media aide, Diana-Mary Tiku Nsan, in Abuja on Sunday, the minister said Amusan’s outstanding performance at the meet showcased not only her exceptional athleticism but also her unwavering dedication to the sport.

Clocking an impressive 7.77 seconds, Amusan not only secured victory but also etched her name in history by erasing the longstanding record of 7.82 seconds set by Glory Alozie in 1999.

Senator Enoh expressed his admiration for Amusan’s remarkable achievement, stating, “Tobi Amusan has demonstrated the epitome of true athleticism, and we are immensely proud of her.

“Her dedication and commitment to her craft are an inspiration to aspiring athletes across the continent. Tobi’s achievement is not only a personal triumph but a historic moment for Nigerian and African sports.”

The Minister highlighted the significance of Amusan’s achievement in the context of Nigerian and African sports, noting that “Tobi’s success is a testament to her hard work and the talent that exists within our nation. Her accomplishment resonates not only in Nigeria but throughout Africa, reinforcing our position on the global sports stage,” he added.

“This is just the beginning for Tobi. I have no doubt that she will continue to achieve great milestones in her career, and we eagerly anticipate her future endeavours,” he said.

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