The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency, Ambassador, Amin M. Dalhatu hosted the Nigerian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Athletes and delegates to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on 12th February, 2018 at PyeongChang grand resort.
During the reception, Ambassador Dalhatu presented the Nigerian athletes with the Nigerian Embassy’s customized winter jackets and T-shirts.
Ambassador Dalhatu used the occasion to congratulate the athletes for qualifying in the winter Olympics. Ambassador Amin Dalhatu further praised the athletes for using their talents and skills in increasing Nigeria’s visibility in the international community. In is In his words of encouragement, Ambassador Amin Dalhatu informed the athletes that, well over 250 Million fans around the world as well as the entire nation believe their abilities to win gold medals.
All the other delegates which Includes the Chef de Mission, Engr Habu Gumel of the NOC, Chief Solomon Ogba of the Bobsleigh Federation of Nigeria BSFN took turns to offer words of encouragement to the athletes.
In their vote of thanks, the athletes appreciated Ambassador Amin Dalhatu and the entire staff of the Embassy of Nigeria, Seoul for their support.