President Muhammadu Buhari has called on African leaders to exploit the potentials of sports to create job and promote peaceful coexistence.
Buhari, stated this at the opening ceremony of the United World Wresting African Championships in Port Harcourt.
He said that sports could also promote well-being of a nation.
The President urged the athletes representing Nigeria to do their best and bring laurel to the nation.
Buhari, who was represented by Minister of Sports and Youth Development Solomon Dalung, said the participation of over 45 countries in the wrestling tournament implied that it was a successful occasion.