[NEWS]: LAGOS RESIDENTS SLAM SANWO-OLU OVER N41.4M EAGLES DONATION

LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR

LAGOS RESIDENTS HAVE FAULTED THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE, BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU, OVER THE $5,000 HE DONATED TO EACH NIGERIAN PLAYER FOR THE ROUND OF 16 VICTORY OVER THE INDOMITABLE LIONS OF CAMEROON AT THE ONGOING AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS IN EGYPT.

THE GOVERNOR MADE THE DONATION, WHICH AMOUNTS TO $115,000 (N41.4M) FOR 23 PLAYERS IN THE TEAM, EXCLUDING THE TECHNICAL CREW AND SUPPORT STAFF, DURING THE HALF TIME PEP TALK WITH THE PLAYERS.

IT WAS RECORDED THAT SANWO-OLU MADE THE DONATION AS PART OF EFFORTS TO HELP REVIVE THE EAGLES CHANCES, WHO WERE THEN LOSING 2-1 TO THE CAMEROONIANS.

REACTING TO THEIR GOVERNOR’S DONATION, LAGOS RESIDENTS SAID THE MONEY COULD HAVE BEEN USED TO SOLVE SOME CHALLENGES CONFRONTING THE STATE.

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