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PHONE CALL | Buhari Congratulates Jighere, New Scrabble World Champion

Kingsley Kanayo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday made a phone call to Wellington Jighere the world’s new Scrabble champion.

Mr Jighere Wellington of Nigeria on Sunday morning emerged the new Scrabble champion of the world after defeating Lewis Mackay 4-0 in a Best of Seven series in Perth Australia.

The duel which was monitored online kicked off at 2 a.m. Nigerian time with the winner set to emerge after coming tops in seven games.

A series of tweets by presidential spokesperson Garba Shehu confirmed the call.

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