Nigeria now have 13 points in Group B, followed by Zambia with 7 points.
"Congratulations to all Nigerians. So we have to have a good preparation and also change tactics, also to be more unsafe and to be able to surprise them", he concluded.
With the home victory over the Zambians who have never featured in the Mundial, Nigeria has registered its sixth World Cup appearance after Brazil 2014.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, in his message said the Eagles have demonstrate the undying spirit of oneness and unity by bonding together to decimate their opponents and clinch the first ticket to the World Cup from their group.
Alain Traore scored a brilliant, late free-kick for the Burkinabe, whose own World Cup hopes are now in trouble but not yet done.
The Super Eagles dominated the match from the kickoff of the match, but failed to convert numerous chances they created in the first half the match.
He however bounced back and played his second game for Nigeria in a 1-0 loss against Uganda on March 25 2015.
However, the introduction of Iwobi turned the game around as the Arsenal star added some urgency to the Eagles' play with his speed and movement.
"Mikel Agu also brought calm and stability to the Eagles' midfield".
"Congratulations to the boys and technical crew for the hard-fought victory".
"We knew it would be a very tough game and they gave us a chase". The African qualifiers come from the five group winners. "I am optimistic that the Eagles will not disappoint in Russian Federation", he said. "My wife is Russian and she and the kids will be in Russia to cheer us at the World Cup".
Former Super Eagles captain Mutiu Adepoju - who spent the bulk of his career in Spain with Real Madrid Castilla, Racing Santander, and Real Sociedad - has some rousing words for the current Nigeria team.
"Zambia proved to all, including the watching NFF officials, that every game will not always be a walk in the park". Now we have to prepare to have a good World Cup.