President Buhari Appoints Gov. Ambode Into FG’s Delegation To Russia 2018

President Buhari Appoints Gov. Ambode Into FG’s Delegation To Russia 2018

President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode as a member of the Federal Government delegation to the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting in Russia from June 14.


Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung, who said this when he led a delegation from the International Paralympics Committee on a courtesy visit to Governor Ambode at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja on Thursday, said the appointment was in recognition of the massive investment and commitment to sports development which the Governor had exhibited in the last three years.

While handing over the letter of appointment to the Governor, Dalung said Lagos had been home to sports, and that it was gratifying that Governor Ambode had repositioned sports as a catalyst for development and growth in the State.

Responding, Gov. Ambode thanked Buhari for appointing him into FG’s delegation to the World Cup, saying that with the morale and physical support for the Super Eagles, Nigerians would be made proud at the end of the day.

-SDK

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