By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Nigeria Football Supporters Club has congratulated the newly sworn in Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo- Olu just as it commended his predecessor, Akinwunmi Ambode for his giant strides in sports development in the state.
In a statement by the club, signed by its President General, Dr. Rafiu OLadipo, it expressed hope that the new governor being a sportsman will continue with the legacy of his predecessors and not only take sports in Lagos State to the next level but continue with the good relationship with the club.
“We’ re happy at the inauguration of Babajide Sanwo- Olu as the new governor of Lagos State and we wish him a successful tenure in his plans of making the state a model in the continent.
“As a tested technocrat, seasoned administrator and sportsman, we have no doubt in our mind that his administration will usher in development in all the nook and crannies of Lagos State.
” We also hope that as a sportsman, he will continue with sports development in the state and also continue to partner with the Supporters Club towards making our national teams champions in all competitions they participate in.”
The statement further stated that the club looks forward for the continuation of the relationship existing between it and the former government of Akinwunmi Ambode with the Sanwo- Olu government.
” Nigeria Supporters Club had a cordial relationship with all the previous governments in the state and we hope to work harmoniously with the present government”, the statement concluded.
The supporters club while appealing to Lagosians to give the new government all the necessary support needed to succeed pledged their support to the governor with an assurance that they will continue to exhibit their patriotism and support to all the national teams wherever they go.