“I bring you warm greetings from the father of the nation President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr President sends his goodwill and encouragement which is reduced to “Go and make Nigeria proud . I congratulate you for qualifying for the Paralympic Games at a time the country is undergoing trials. One thing that amazes me about you is your determination, commitment and patriotism. As you go for the games, compete fairly, honestly and give it your best."
Out of a total of 23 athletes, 6 will take part in Para athletics, 14 in Para Powerlifting and 3 in Para table tennis. Also 12 officials including medical personnel, helpers, loaders and team administrators joined the team. The games will take place between 7-18 September 2016.