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Nigerian Diplomat Calls For Synergy, Unity

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…Insist Sustainable Development Achievable…

Delegates at the recently concluded convocation ceremony of the Moddibo Adama University Yola have commended Amb Tukur Buratai for his unyielding loyalty to the country.

Country director of the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Foundation Nepal, Dr Richard Oduma while reacting to a lecture presented by the former chief of army staff at the convocation applauded the ambassador for demonstrating such commitment and loyalty to addressing the issues facing the country.

” For a man who served all his life in the military, and who in fact pioneered the most successful military feats against insurgency to avail himself for yet another national service deserve some commendation” Dr Oduma maintenaned that president Buhari confidence in the retired general has once again been justified by his patriotic interventions.

Amb Buratai emphasized the need for all stakeholders to compliment the military efforts by addressing other ideological and economic aspects of development in order to achieve sustainable development in the country”

For us at the Ghandi Peace Foundation, peace and development remains our concern. Amb Buratai’s desire to put forward his military and diplomatic experience for use is highly commendable”

This is how nations are built, through taping from the best of patriots.

“The Foundation called on all stakeholders to yield to good counsel and contribute their quota to achieve the desired development.

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Ex Footballer Peterside joins NFF Presidency race, vows to Restore Football in Nigeria

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…Rolls out 8 points agenda
Joel Ajayi
As September 30th NFF election is draw nearer,  A sports analyst/commentator with a super Sports Idah Peterside joined the race to be next president of NFF.


An ex super eagles goalkeeper Peterside said that Nigeria has a rich history as strong football nation that need someone who has all it take to drive it globally.


He gave this assurance on Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially declared his intention to run for the position of President of the Nigeria football governing body NFF.


While speaking he said Nigeria football need surgery, it need surgery in two ways the national team and Nigeria league that must be fix.


According to him, I pledge to work with people various levels of society, government, corporate world, to do my all in restoring the pride of Nigeria football.
“If I become President of the Nigerian Football Federation, I will propose and undertake to establish a world-class football centre at the national level like Morocco’s Mohammed the 6th football centre that features world-class equipment, and accommodation designed to develop high-achieving football stars.


“Women’s football will be given the priority it deserves. I will work towards galvanising the women’s league by not only increasing the prize money for the eventual winners of the league but also actively seek for sponsorship for teams that are struggling to maintain their status in the league. 


“We will work towards increasing TV coverage as well as seek sponsorships for all the club sides in the country. No football club should have to be in a position where they are unable to pay their players or afford to travel to away match venues.
“Nigeria deserves to benefit from the experiences and know-how of ex-footballers like me who want to serve this beautiful country of ours.”


He however, rolled out 8 points agenda to toward the full restoration of Nigeria football.


The. agenda include; a more inclusive and Democratic NFF, Developing the standard of the local league including the pro league and second division, to focus on women’s football, establishing a world-class football centre at the national level.


Other agenda are; Funds for state football and affiliated association; Registration scheme for ex-football international; introduction of TV right and sponsorship packages as well as develop Grassroot football.

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