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Buhari congratulates 16 year old golfer, Essien 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Iyeneobong Essien, a 16-year-old Nigerian girl, for finishing second at the Champion of Champions World Golf Championship Invitational in Northern Ireland.

The President expresses delight at the achievements of the youngster, who currently tops the junior player cadre in Nigeria, and has been credited with over 20 medals since she won her first medal at the age of five.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the statement says President Buhari joins Nigerians in celebrating this great teenager whom he notes is doing so much for the country by demonstrating that hardwork and determination pay off. 

President Buhari wishes the golfer more spectacular success in her career.

Reporting by Abdullah Bello; editing by Adeniyi Bakare