Danagogo Praises Okagbare, Others For Medal Haul

The Honourable Minister of Sports/Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has hailed the performance of double gold medallist, Blessing Okagbare as well as
other medalists in Team Nigeria for making the country proud at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Speaking from Glasgow, Scotland yesterday, the Minister particularly praised Okagbare
for making history by becoming the first Nigerian to win double sprint gold medals in the Commonwealth Games, his Special Assistant on Media, Patrick Omorodion disclosed.
“Okagbare has shown that with determination you can achieve your dream in whatever
endeavour you set out for yourself. She has been consistent over the years and has remained focused despite missing the ultimate medal in some competitions before now,” he said.
“I want to congratulate all other gold medalists, as well as those who won silver and
bronze for their effort as well and hope that they will build on their successes in Glasgow for future competitions especially as we begin preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil,” Dr. Danagogo stressed.

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