Tinubu Approves N12bn Outstanding Payments For Super Eagles, Others

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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President Bola Tinubu has given his approval for the payment of N12 billion to settle all outstanding payments for the Super Eagles and other national teams in different sports.

The announcement was made in a statement released by the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Media Center.

The statement explains that the payment will cover the salaries of the senior national team coaches for the past 15 months, as well as the allowances and promises owed to the senior national teams, the female teams, and the Under-20 national team.

The statement reads, “President @officialABAT has approved the payment of the N12 billion outstanding backlog for Nigeria’s national teams of various sports, which includes the Super Eagles and others.

“The payment entails the clearing of the senior national team coach salaries running up to 15 months, payments of allowances and promises due to the senior national teams, females, and Under-20 national team.

“This is coming at a time when the Super Eagles of Nigeria are preparing to participate in the Africa Cup of Nations, which is billed to start later this month.”

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.