8 February 2013

Nigeria/South Africa: Afcon 2013 Final - Jonathan Designates Mark, Others to Cheer Eagles

In order to boost the morale and spirit of the Super Eagles ahead of the AFCON 2013 final, President Goodluck Jonathan has despatched a high-powered delegation led by the President of the Senate, Senator David Mark to represent him and the Federal Government at the match in Johannesburg on Sunday.

Other dignitaries on the delegation include Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State and the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs) Prof. Viola Onwuliri, the Minister of Police Affairs, Navy Capt. Caleb Olubolade and the Minister of State (Works), Ambassador Bashir Yuguda.

Detailed to reassure the team of the president's full support and best wishes for its semi-final victory, the president explained that he will not be able to witness the final match because of urgent official commitments in London and Paris.

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