By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare and the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick have both empathised with the Government and people of Kebbi State on the incidence of flooding which occurred penultimate week.
The messages of Mr. Dare and Mr. Pinnick were delivered to the Executive Governor of Kebbi State, His Excellency Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu on Monday by the General Secretary of the NFF, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi.
While making his remarks at the ground-breaking ceremony of the FIFA/NFF Mini-Stadium in Birnin Kebbi, attended by Governor Bagudu, his deputy, Colonel Samaila Yombe-Dabe and many members of the State Executive Council, Dr. Sanusi said the hearts of Messrs Dare and Pinnick are with the government and good people of the State over the unfortunate incident.
“The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare as well as the President of NFF, Mr. Pinnick asked me to deliver their messages of empathy to the Government and people of Kebbi State on the havoc caused by the flooding of a fortnight ago. They pray that Kebbi State would not witness such unfortunate incident again.”
Dr. Sanusi also assured that the Minister and the NFF President would be on ground for the opening of the FIFA Mini-Stadium when the construction is completed in March 2021.