It is a known fact that sports is a unifying factor in nation building. When its time for sports, people forget difference in class, age, ethnic or religion.
Messages are well received and actions are quickly taken when sports is used as a vessel for its dissemination.
As Nigeria prepares for important moments of her political life, politicians have begin quest to drum support for themselves and there followers are doing same, using sports as means of campaign.
Some are are also doing same as sensitization to obtain and protect their Permanent Voters Card, PVC ahead of the general elections.
One body that is not left out of such is one of the most recognized football teams in Nigeria, 36 Lion of Lagos.
Their President, Hajj Liameed Gaffar has come up with a plan to organize a football tourney tagged Jagaban Cup in a bid to mobilize support for All Progressive Congress, APC Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Hajj Liameed told onwardnews24.com that arrangements have been made to set up a GIANT banner at the Badagry roundabout in Lagos that will be visible to 300,000 people of Badagry and for millions of travelers along the ECOWAS axis.
According to the Football technocrat, “This is just the beginning of many grassroots awareness we shall be doing for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.”
“My trade is football. My party is APC. My Governor is Sanwoolu. MY PRESIDENT IS ASIWAJU THE JAGABAN BORGU.
“Please be on the look out also for the Jagaban Cup coming to a stadium near you.
“The awareness is a driving parade at the Badagry axis,” he added.
The ‘Jagaban Cup’ kick-off November 15th.