The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated Master Ugo Ugochukwu, Nigeria’s 13-year-old promising champion, on winning the FIA European Carting Championship.
In congratulating the young champion, Senator Omo-Agege noted that this feat has made him the first Nigerian to get such honour in motorsport.
The Delta Central lawmaker also felicitated with Ugochukwu for signing a long term contract with Formula 1 team McLaren after his win in the FIA European Carting Championship.
He called on parents and guardians to encourage their children/wards to participate in sports, adding that this remains the best way to catch them young.
His words: “We are pleased with your development thus far as we look forward to more wins in the near future.
“We also congratulate you on your new signing by Formula 1 team, McLaren after your win in the FIA European carting championship.
“We also call on all Nigerians to encourage their children in sports participation as the case of Ugo Ugochukwu indicates that with sports, a better and prosperous future can be attained by the country.
“Once again congratulations on your mile stone achievement as we believe you have paved the way for other young Nigerians to follow”.