June 25, 2024

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Shaibu, Super Eagles stars to be honoured at Paris Sports Awards next week

EDO State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu has officially been invited by organizers of the much-anticipated inaugural Nigeria-France Sports Awards and Gala.
It is expected to be a gathering of both past and present Nigerian athletes, sports administrators and prominent media figures.
A unique sports event, it is designed to spotlight outstanding Nigerian athletes, excelling in various sports on French soil, marks a historic first in Paris, the capital city of France.
Sports-loving Edo deputy governor Comrade Shaibu is among a select list of sports personalities and selected Super Eagles stars to grace the occasion.
The Awards and Gala night will be a platform for recognizing exceptional sportsmen and women as well as individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of sports in Nigeria.
Shaibu’s invitation is obviously in recognition and appreciation of his immense contributions to the development of sports, especially football in Nigeria.
He is one of the very few Nigerians VIPs so recognized.
Among other notable invitees are Amb. Tunde Mustapha, Nigeria’s ambassador to France; Dr. Hajo Sani, ambassador/permanent delegate to UNESCO; and Yusuf Alli, chairman, Edo State Sports Commission.