The All Progressive Congress (APC), Lagos State chapter Governorship Candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has indicted that he would be participating in a community football tournament, Mock Nations Cup, that would be hosted in Ajegunle axis of the state, the decision of which came after it was renamed Babajide Sanwo-Olu Mock Nations Cup, solely for the particular edition.
While the date of the tournament, expected to hold in Ajegunle area of Apapa Local government, is yet to be announced, it was gathered that the declared participation of Sanwo-Olu in the community football competition was to signify his interest on sports and that of his plan to promote the industry.
Through a statement issued on Thursday by Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Independent Group (BOSICG) Directorate of Sport Director, Toyin Bolowotan, the governorship candidate disclosed that he had thrown support behind the competition, an annual Football tournament in the community, and that he would be spreading his interest across various fields of sports
He said that the the grassroots sports orientation would enjoy full sponsorship from him and that the annual tournament would continue to receive expected support from his person.
The statement hinted that asides enjoying the fun that comes with the football action, fans would also get an opportunity to relate with the representatives of Sanwo-Olu campaign team and get to know more about his programs for Lagosians when he’s elected as governor in 2019.
It would be recalled that Sanwo-Olu set up a particular directorate for sports under his Independent Campaign Group, with aim to drive initiatives for the campaign in the sports sector and also create an avenue to show the relevance of sports in his plans for a Greater Lagos.
He implored Lagosians to be rest assured of enormous sports activities lined up, urging sports lovers to ensure they were participate in electioneering campaign for Sanwo-Olu as the next governor of Lagos state.