Members of the Super Eagles 1994 squad have received the appreciation gifts that the Federal Government promised them after their escapades and triumph.
Super Eagles legend such as Mutiu Adepoju, Ike Shorunmu, and Finidi George have all been given keys to three-bedroom bungalows by the Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola.
Reports suggest that Adewale Adesokan and Akin Amao, who at the time worked as the team doctor are also beneficiaries of this housing projects.
The minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, handed them the keys at the project site in Onidundu, Akinyele Local Government Area, Oyo State.
“The beneficiaries are among the first set of Nigerians including the 1994 Super Eagles who would be handed keys to their houses that was promised by the Federal government over 28 years ago,” Fashola said.
“We have entered a season of completion and handover of keys to beneficiaries in 35 states and the FCT to Nigerians who have successfully subscribed through the open ministry’s website for the sales of these completed houses.”
The Federal Government delivers presents that were promised to Mutiu Adepoju and others (Photo Credit: NAN)
Among the legends present for the house opening today, Ike Shorunmu and Mutiu Adepoju expressed their thoughts on the positive development.
“I just have to be thankful to God and President Buhari for doing this during our lives time. 28 years, I am happy and thank God for the honour.” Adepoju remarked.
“I’ve never lost any hope in my country because if do I would have relocated to Europe.” says Shorunmu.