Abuja - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has heaped praise on Wellington Jighere following his sensational win at the World Scrabble Championships.
Jighere became the first African Scrabble world champion when he emerged the victorious out of 450 players in Perth, Australia, on the weekend.
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"I called to rejoice with you over your performance," Buhari told Jighere.
"You have done the country proud, and we are very happy. Please, pass my congratulations to other members of Team Nigeria.
"This is a clear case of the indomitable Nigerian spirit. Such will soon be evident in all aspects of our national life."For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.