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Winter Olympics: Saraki celebrates Nigerian Bobsledding Team

Ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics, scheduled to hold in PyeongChang, South Korea, Bukola Saraki, president of the Senate, has thrown his weight behind Nigeria’s female bobsledding team who are set to make history as the first African team to compete in the sport at the winter olympics.

In a tweet on his personal Twitter handle, @BukolaSaraki, the president of the Senate expressed pride at the accomplishments of the girls, stating that their journey to the Winter Olympics defies all odds.

The Senate President said: “I am super proud of Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga. “These 3 young women are defying all odds and making history by representing Nigeria in Bobsledding at the Winter #Olympics! “Keep flying the flag ! We will continue to support you.”

Nigeria’s history-making bobsledding queens are Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga.

 

About Lanre Oyetade

A multiple award winner in Economics and business journalism, Lanre Oyetade has served close to two decades in the media industry, spanning different notable stables, where he is privileged to have risen to the position of a title editor. A masters degree holder in Economics from the University of Lagos and doctoral student at the Babcock University, he is a winner of the prestigious NMMA Capital Market Award for two consecutive years (2004 & 2005), and was also a nominee for the body’s banking and finance and money market awards for two years. In 2013, he also won the Most Outstanding Business-Reporting Title Editor award of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN). A minister in the LORDS’s vineyard, he has been an inspirational speaker and resource person at many corporate and religious fora since early 2004, and has so far authored three books on the capital market; on personal effectiveness, and on personal finance, in 2008 and 2014, respectively.