We’ll invest massively in NUFC– Governor-elect
From Suleiman Lawal, Lafia
Preparatory to smooth transition from the present administration under the leadership of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura to new one of Engr. Abdullahi Sule, the governor-elect has assured of his commitment to provide all the necessary logistics to the state-owned football club, Nasarawa United towards moving it forward.
“I am confident that if we come on board on May 29, we will use our wealth of experience in sporting activities to uplift our dearly football club to greater height among its peers in the country,” Engr. Sule stated.
The governor-elect passed vote of confidence on the management of the board for wonderful performance all these years.
He said: “Let me give you my word that we are going to invest huge time, money and energy to improving the fortune of Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia.”
Engr. Sule made this known while he received top management of the club in Lafia.
“I was impressed with the club performance when I watched its match against Kano Pillars at the Lafia township stadium weeks ago.
“Let me use this visit to commend the board chairman, Isaac Danladi and his team for the job well done,” said he.
He promised to empower every youth willing to contribute his or her quota to the development of the state, with the needed tools to succeed.
Engr. Sule described sports as only avenue that can unite people together irrespective of ethnic, religion or political factors.
“We are aware of the role our sports men and women play in nation building and we will do all what it takes to leverage on these potentials in sports, especially football to further unite the different tribes and cultures in the state,” Sule assured.
“Our youths have ranked as most peaceful youths in Nigeria and our intention is to engage them meaningfully as self-determined people and to preserve them for better tomorrow,” he added.
Earlier in his remark, the board chairman, Mr. Isaac Danladi thanked the governor-elect for the opportunity given to them to meet with him before his swearing in into office as number one man of the state.
He promised that the board will not relent in their effort to make Nasarawa United one of the top three football clubs in the country.