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Friday, 16 September 2016

Buhari congratulates Yoruba Tennis Club at 90

President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly felicitated with the Yoruba Tennis Club as it celebrates its 90th anniversary.

The President joins the Lagos State Government, all members of the club and teeming supporters in marking the unique milestone of the oldest club in Nigeria, which was established in 1926.


The congratulatory message was signed by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.

“President Buhari commends the visionary leadership, innovative spirit and brotherliness among members that  has sustained the club since it was first conceptualized as an informal organization of tennis lovers to a formal and cosmopolitan group with a strong global appeal”, he said.

As the club celebrates its 90th anniversary, the President also urged members to use the platform and opportunity of regularly assembling people of various backgrounds to promote peace, unity and national cohesion.

President Buhari wished the Yoruba Tennis Club a joyous and memorable anniversary.

The Yoruba Tennis Club is situated in Lagos, south west of Nigeria and membership cuts across and tribes of the nation where welfare issues are also discussed and tackled .


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