He urged all Nigerians at home and abroad to unite in support of the Super Eagles, and to raise their voices in encouragement.
By Saidu Idris
365Daily – As Nigerians and supporters of the national team, Super Eagles, brace up for the final match in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), President Bola Tinubu has directed Vice President Kashim Shettima to lead a presidential team to the finals in Côte d’Ivoire.
The Super Eagles will be facing the host country, Côte d’Ivoire, again, this time to battle for the trophy at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan on Sunday, February 11.
Shettima had represented Tinubu at the semi-finals where the Super Eagles defeated South Africa to qualify for the finals.
This was contained in a statement issued by the spokesperson of the Vice President on Media and Communication, Stanley Nkwocha, on Saturday.
It stated that recognising the unifying power of football and the immense role the Super Eagles play in fostering national pride and unity, President Tinubu believes that Vice President Shettima’s presence at the finals alongside the delegation is a testament to the government’s unwavering support for the team and its dedication to their success.
He urged all Nigerians at home and abroad to unite in support of the Super Eagles, and to raise their voices in encouragement, and create a wave of national pride that propels the team to glory.