Tobi Amusan, who broke records as the first Nigerian ever to win gold at the world athletics championships, and also the 100m hurdle world record, which Nigerians have turned to congratulate her, including President Muhammadu Buhari, who refers to her as the golden girl.
Festus Keyemo, a Nigerian lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria who is known to be a full-time supporter of APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu, was among those who reacted to the news, saying the Nigerian athlete did Nigeria proud and no one cared about her religion because she was the best hand for the job.
In his tweet, Tobi Amusan did Nigeria proud. Nobody is bothered about her religion; she’s the best hand in the job and that is all that matters or nobody will insist on having 2 Christians and 2 Muslims when it comes to a 44 relay to balance the ticket.
In addition anyone could understand his tweet was regarding the controversy surrounding the Muslim-Muslim ticket proposed by the APC group, which has been generating reactions from many Nigerians.