President Tinubu Commends Nigerian Chess Maestro For Guinness World Record Achievement

Date: 20-04-2024 4:18 pm (1 month ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
- at 20-04-2024 04:18 PM (1 month ago)

In a remarkable display of resilience and determination, Nigerian chess champion Tunde Onakoya has set a new Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, garnering praise from President Bola Tinubu for his remarkable achievement.

Onakoya's feat, accomplished after over 58 hours of uninterrupted play in Times Square, New York City, surpassed the previous record set in 2018. His accomplishment, aimed at raising $1 million for underprivileged African children's education, has drawn admiration and applause from across the globe.

President Tinubu, in a statement released on Saturday, expressed his appreciation for Onakoya's indomitable spirit and unwavering commitment to making a positive impact. He lauded the Chess in Slums Africa founder for his determination to create change and provide opportunities for disadvantaged African children through the game of chess.

"Tunde has exemplified the audacity and ingenuity characteristic of Nigeria's youth. His dedication to raising funds for African children's education through chess is truly commendable," remarked President Tinubu.

Highlighting the broader significance of Onakoya's achievement, Tinubu emphasized the remarkable potential of Nigeria's youth to effect positive change and overcome challenges. He underscored the importance of creating opportunities for young people to excel in various fields, emphasizing the government's commitment to supporting youth empowerment initiatives.

The President also applauded Nigerians for their unity and unwavering support for Onakoya's historic endeavor, reaffirming his administration's dedication to fostering an environment where the nation's youth can thrive and become beacons of excellence.

Onakoya's Guinness World Record accomplishment stands as a testament to the limitless potential of Nigerian youth and serves as an inspiration for future generations.

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