IOC President Congratulates Buhari, Invites Him To Lausanne

President of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, Thomas Bach has congratulated President-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari on his sweeping victory at the polls and also extended an invitation to him to visit the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
In a congratulatory message sent to General Buhari and copied to the President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, Engr Habu Gumel, the IOC President said that Gen. Buhari’s “election demonstrates the great confidence the people of Nigeria have in you. For your team I wish you all the very best and a great success”.
Gen. Buhari who is also the Grand Patron of the NOC was invited to the IOC headquarters by President Bach.
“During such a visit, we could look for ways to further strengthen the already excellent relations between Nigeria and the IOC. You may also consider visiting The Olympic Museum, in which the great contribution of your country to the Olympic Movement is reflected”, he wrote in the letter he personally signed.


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