Governor Bala Muhammad of Bauchi state has approved the use of Tafawa Balewa stadium, Bauchi by Kano Pillars FC in the forthcoming CAF Confederation cup 2020/2021 season.
This was disclosed by the Bauchi state commissioner for youths and sports, Alhaji Adamu A. Manu while presenting the copy of the approval letter to the chairman of Kano Pillars FC, Alhaji Surajo Shaaibu Jambul on Saturday, at the club’s Secretariat, Kano.
The Commissioner said he was at the club Secretariat to present the approval letter of his Excellency, the executive Governor Bauchi state to the Sai Masu Gida and has assured them his total support for their success in the continent.
“Let me reafirmed to you that Government and good people of Bauchi state is behind you and prayed for you for a successful outing in this competition, the commissioner said.
Responding on behalf of the Kano state Government, the chairman of Kano Pillars FC, Alhaji Surajo Shaaibu Jambul thanked the Bauchi state Governor for accepting the request tendered to him by the Aiteo cup holders to play their home matches at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa stadium for the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation cup.
Alhaji Surajo Shaaibu Jambul said with this development, he is in full of joy and assured that the relationship of the two state would be sustain not only in football matters but in all ways of life.
He promised that he will took the letter to the Kano state commissioner for youths and sports, Comrade Kabiru Ado Lakwaya in order to present it to the state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
It could be recall that Kano Pillars officials were in Bauchi two weeks ago to request the Bauchi state government to allow them to use Tafawa Balewa stadium facilities as their adopted home for the 2020/2021 Confederation of African Football, CAF, matches.