DCP Tunji Disu: Abba Kyari's Replacement Wins Silver Medal In US Open Judo, Photos Emerge

DCP Tunji Disu: Abba Kyari's Replacement Wins Silver Medal In US Open Judo, Photos Emerge

  • Another Nigerian, DCP Tunji Disu, the commander of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), has made his country very proud
  • Disu on Sunday, July 31, won a silver medal in the 33rd US Open Judo Championships held in the United States
  • The police deputy commissioner was appointed the head of the IRT as a replacement for Abba Kyari

The commander of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), DCP Tunji Disu, has won the Veteran Judo fighter Silver medal.

Disu won the medal during the 33rd US Open Judo Championships held in the United States.

Photos of the police deputy commissioner and his medal were shared on Facebook by Joe Igbokwe on Sunday, July 31.

DCP Tunji Disu
DCP Disu has made Nigeria proud (Photo: Joe Igbokwe)
Source: Facebook

President Buhari reacts As Tobi Amusan wins 100m hurdles gold

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Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari earlier congratulated Tobi Amusan for winning the women’s 100m hurdles gold for Nigeria at the World Athletics Championships 2022.

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In a statement issued on Monday, July 25, by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, Buhari saluted the track superstar for setting a new world record in the semifinals of the athletic event and becoming the first Nigerian to win a World Championship.

The president joined millions of Nigerians in celebrating this outstanding feat by a compatriot and two-time African Games champion, who in one night stunned the athletics world with her superlative and stellar performance.

Students of Tobi Amusan's alma mater join in celebrating the record breaker

Shortly after breaking a world record, students of Tobi Amusan's alma mater celebrated her in the most adorable way.

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Tobi Amusan set a World Record twice, winning the 100m hurdles in a grand style at the World Championships.

A video shared by Pulsesports showed the students raising a portrait of the athlete while singing the national anthem.

World athletic record holder Tobi Amusan's old tweet surfaces

An old tweet shared on November 8, 2016, by Nigeria's celebrated athlete, Tobi Amusan, had resurfaced and gone viral.

In the six-year-old tweet, Tobi predicted that she would soon be unforgettable when she finally makes it to the top.

Predicting her own greatness, she said she will keep working hard and persist until she makes it to the top of her career.

The tweet had gone massively viral after she eventually won a major title at the World Athletic Championship in Oregon.

She won the 100 meters women's hurdle and set a new record of running 12.12 seconds in the highly competitive event.

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