The Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for pecking down Chipolopolo of Zambia in a tension soaked world cup qualifying cracker last weekend, describing Eagles one goal to nil defeat as resounding having lunched Nigeria to participate in 2018 world cup.
Prince Madumere stated this shortly after he performed the kick-off for Owerri West Unity Cup sponsored by Azuatalam Better Life Foundation at Owerri west local government area.
He said the importance of Eagles will also have impacted positively on the unity of Nigeria, saying that sports will continue to play a vital role in the unity of the country.
He called on well meaning Nigerians to invest in sports at the grassroots to shield youths from engaging in crime and other social vices.
The Deputy Governor commended the Executive Director of National Social Insurance Trust Fund, Mr. Azuatalam for investing in sports at the grassroots and called on Nigerian leaders to see the game of football as a workable model in Nigerian project.