Victor Osimhen Sends Message To Former President Buhari

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Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, has send an appreciation message to former President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.

The message is as a result of the national honour of Member of the order of the Federal Republic(MFR) conferred on him by Buhari.

Few days ago, ex-president Buhari conferred on the Napoli forward and Sports Minister Sunday Dare national honours.

And his message to the President, Osimhen confirmed his happiness over the award.

Victor Osimhen speaks about the MFR honour

“Today, I feel so blessed and grateful as I announce that I have been awarded the prestigious Member of the order of the Federal Republic (MFR) award by the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he said in a Twitter  message.

“Today also marked my 100th game for Napoli and I was fortunate to score 2 goals for my club.”

According to the former Olympique Lille forward, “it is an amazing moment and feeling for me to be able to achieve this feat for this great club.”

And speaking further, he revealed the honour meant a lot to him. And also symbolises the support of Nigerians to his career.

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“This MFR recognition also means a lot to me, as it symbolizes the appreciation and support of the great Nigerian people for the dedication and hard work they have always put into their individual career to make Nigeria Proud.

“My deepest gratitude goes to the Federal Republic of Nigeria for recognising me at such a national level, and I am so humbled and grateful. I am proud to be a Nigerian and represent Her.

“I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for their continuous efforts in promoting and developing sports in our country. Their support has contributed to the growth of myself and every other athletes in the country.”

Osimhen appreciates his family as source of his inspiration

And he didn’t leave out his family, who according to him is a source of inspiration.

“To my amazing family, who have been my rock and source of inspiration throughout my journey, I am forever indebted to your love and support. I love you all and this award is as much yours as it is mine,” he said.

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“And to my fans and supporters, both in Nigeria and around the world, you all are super amazing and I am so grateful for all you do for me. Your constant support, well wishes and cheers have uplifted me in moments of triumph and provided solace during challenging times.”

According to the 24-year-old, he considers the award as “a responsibility to continue striving for excellence, more records and making meaningful contributions to people’s live with the sport I love.

Osimhen is the current Serie A top goalcorer with 25 goals to his name this season. Also, he helped Napoli win its first Scudetto title in over 30 years

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