Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Monday, honoured Super Eagles player, Abdullahi Shehu of Sokoto state origin with a donation of a hajj seat and a four bedroom house complex.
Tambuwal announced the donation while receiving the star player who participated in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia at a courtesy visit he paid to the governor in Government House, Sokoto.
The governor also directed the state Commissioner for Lands and Housing to identify a suitable land for the construction of a sports complex to be named after the Eagles player.
The Governor appealed to the youths in the state to develop their skills and excel like Shehu while reminding them that sports has multiple benefits to their survival, adding that” It is a veritable business avenue and for health development”, among others. Read more