Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated the Moroccan National Men’s Football team and the country’s ruler, King Mohammed VI, on making history at the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.
Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement on Monday, December 12 by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The President hailed the Atlas Lions for becoming the first-ever African side to qualify for the FIFA World Cup semi-final.
CorrectNG recalls that Morocco defeated Portugal 1-0 in their Quarter-Final match all thanks to a header from Youssef En-Nesyri.
Buhari hailed the Moroccan players for their skill and teamwork, while saying that the historic achievement would not have been possible without the exemplary role of the Moroccan authorities in putting together a formidable team.
The North Africans will now face France in the World Cup semi-final tie on Wednesday.
Buhari also said Morocco has given hope that an African team can win the World Cup in Qatar.
In political news, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Canada Chapter has said President Muhammadu Buhari performed well in his nearly 8 years in office.
The Secretary, Diaspora Directorate of APC 2023 Presidential Campaign Council PCC, Hon. Ifeoma Nwankwo, made the assertion after the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s interactive session at Chatham House in London.
She said Buhari made laudable achievements which will be consolidated by the APC presidential flagbearer if he is elected in 2023.
According to Hon Nwankwo, the president has done his best for Nigeria and it is now time for Tinubu to take over the mantle of leadership.
She explained; “Government is continuum. Our amiable President, Muhammadu Buhari has made laudable achievements and has done his best for Nigeria.
“We believe that the incoming President, Tinubu will consolidate and also implement his positive agenda for the growth and development of the country”.