The vice presidential candidate of the Labour Celebration (LP), Datti Baba-Ahmed, says he’s assured the Tremendous Eagles received’t miss the World Cup if Peter Obi is elected as President.
Recall that the three-time Africa Cup of Nations did not make it to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, dropping the spot to Ghana.
Baba-Ahmed spoke throughout an look alongside Peter Obi, on The Peoples Townhall, a stay occasion organised by Channels Tv and its companions on Sunday night.
He mentioned they might make sure that Nigeria wins the Nations Cup in addition to take part in each World Cup.
“I’ll plead with Mr President to see that whoever is in control of sports activities will see that we transfer mountains to convey the African Cup to Nigeria. There isn’t a means the World Cup can be performed with out Nigeria. Nigeria has handed that; it can by no means occur once more by the grace of God,” Baba-Ahmed vowed.
The Labour Celebration vice presidential candidate mentioned his and Obi’s administration would see to it that individuals who signify Nigeria in sports activities are by no means owed salaries and allowances.
“That is leisure – sport is leisure – after which we’re going to proliferate with infrastructure and [the] reward [will be] coming to the individuals.
“By no means will salaries or allowances of Nigerian gamers be delayed by one hour. We can be there to make sure they’re compensated, hyperlink them with industries and firms and lift their profiles internationally,” Baba-Ahmed added.
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