2019 AFCON: Lawan, Dalung To Visit Super Eagles


Senator Ahmed Lawan, the Senate President, will lead an 11-man Federal Government delegation to visit and cheer the Super Eagles at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Presidency on Saturday.

Other members of the delegation include Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives; and Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Also on the list are Governors Ifeanyi Okowa and Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Delta and Lagos states respectively.

Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN); Habu Gumel, President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC); Olusade Adesola, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports; and Muhammad Gambo, the ministry’s Director of Facilities, are also part of the delegation.

Solomon Dalung, the immediate past Sports minister; and Hosa Okunbo, a representative of the Presidency, complete the list.

Members of the delegation are expected to arrive in Egypt this week ahead of the Super Eagles’ second-round game.


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