Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Nigeria Govt Spends N3bn On 2018 WC Qualification

The Nigerian government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, says it has spent about three billion naira on the Super Eagles' qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The permanent secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Olusade Adesola made this known while speaking to newsmen during the Federation of Public Service Games (FEPSGA)'s monthly keep fit exercise held at the National Stadium, Abuja.

The N3 billion spent by the federal government was not inclusive of the whopping billion of naira spent by the Akwa Ibom State government in hosted all Super Eagles' home matches during the qualifiers, and FIFA's grant for the world cup qualifiers to all participating teams.

Adesola, who was reacting to the controversial bill before the National Assembly, said the federal government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, spent the whopping N3 billion to ensured Nigeria's qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

He insisted that it is not logical for government to hands off on administration of football in the country and remains the financier of NFF's activities and programmes.

*And who says Nigeria don't have money?*

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