Nigeria’s performance at the Commonwealth games:What I saw and see better now is hope for Nigerian masses-Tunde Busari

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Tunde Busari, a journalist and author of the book titled; “My Journey With Barry Wonder, have taken to the media space to celebrate the Nigeria quartet who just won Nigeria the 4×100m gold medal at the Commonwealth games, with a new games record have expressed hope for Nigerian masses.

He wrote: “Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Grace Nwokocha and Rosemary Chukwuma. These are the ladies who just squeezed tears from my eyes; no sorrow here, mind you; it’s tears of surprise; it’s tears of this life in the hearts of many despondent Nigerians.

“I missed the live transmission of the 100 metres finals race but just watched the recorded version and revelled by the 42:10 did by these fast legs inside the Alxander Stadium in Birmingham, the host of the Commonwealth Games.

“I didn’t even see which corner of Nigeria each of these girls come from. Neither did I think about faith they all profess. Perhaps, this is my weakness.

“I disagree! On these girl I saw green. On them I saw white. What I saw and see better now is hope for Nigerian masses who produce these champions that beat nationals of our colonial master to a not-so-close second position.

Congratulations, Nigerians.




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