The triump of Golden Eaglets of Nigeria at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is a lesson for government at all levels to invest in the future of youths, says Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed.
The governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Alhaji Abdulwahab Oba, describes the Golden Eaglets’ display as ?phenomenal, entertaining, inspiring and delightful to watch”.
Governor Ahmed stresses that the victory is a pointer that with unity of purpose, Nigeria could rule the world in every facet of life.
He adds that the unity of purpose displayed by the boys demonstrates that all hands must be on deck in the task of enthroning people oriented democracy in the country through a culture of openness and equity.
According to the Governor: “The boys remind government at all levels the need to invest hugely in the future of the country by making the environment conducive for the youths”.
Governor Ahmed notes that the Eaglets had demonstrated from the beginning of the tournament they would win the trophy for the record of 4th time through their resilience.
He said the state is proud to have one of its own, Taiwo Awoniyi, as a member of the team and congratulated the Awoniyi family who are from Ola in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state.
The Governor promises that his administration would continue to give priority to the development of the youths by making sporting facilities available for them to strive.