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Senate President, David Mark yesterday evening urged Nigerians to savor the victory of the Super Eagles in South Africa and use it as a rallying point to further the peace and unity of the country currently challenged by unabating insecurity.

Mark who led the federal government delegation to watch the final of the 2013 African cup of Nations in South Africa, was pleased that the victory of the super Eagles has offered the needed elixir and tonic to boost the peace and unity of Nigeria.

He praised the Stephen Keshi tutored boys for the successes at continental championship saying the nation owes them a great measure of gratitude.

'You deserve our honour and praise. The Federal government and indeed all Nigerians are indebted to  you. You have restored our dignity and pride. You deserve our honour and reward.' Mark stated in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Paul Mumeh.

The Senate President praised the Super Eagles for the team spirit displayed throughout the competition and implored all Nigerians  to emulate the team spirit that brought the victory.

Mark particularly praised the Head coach of the Super Eagles and his coaching crew for a Job well done pointing out that Keshi  is a child of history and destiny.

He said: 'As a player and captain of the Super Eagles in 1994, Nigeria won the nations cup. As a coach of the Super Eagles in 2013, he brought honour to our dear country. Keshi has proved to be a great asset to the nation. The nation is proud of you'.