Nigeria Judo Veterans have congratulated newly elected President of Africa Judo Union, Habib Sissoko for his emergence, promising to work with him to achieve optimum success of the sport.
Ilorin based veteran, Alawaye Isiaq wished Sissoko luck in piloting the affairs of the Africa Judo Union stressing that Africa Judo can accomplish great things during his tenure.
Alawaye urged the president, Sissoko to work with the Nigeria Judo Federation in showcasing the hidden talent in the country.
He highlighted that judo in Nigeria is going into extinction noting that board members like Dr Musa Oshodi and Alhaji Damisa Suleiman should be carried along.
Alawaye said, “He should try hard to be recognized in the whole world. Our able board members in Nigeria, Dr Oshodi and Alhaji Damisa should let habib knows what Nigerian judo is and may Almighty Allah bless all Nigerian judokas.
Also speaking Vice President Nigeria Judo Federation, Dr. Musa Oshodi said he hopes the presence of Habib Sissoko brings the needed progress to the sport in Africa.
He added that Africa has the potential of ruling the world in Judo.