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Aisha Buhari tourney confirm’s Sanwo-Olu’s love for girl-child — Gafaar

By Editor
19 September 2021   |   2:56 am
The Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Oluwatoyin Gafaar, has stated that the hosting of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament by the Lagos State government

[FILES] Minister of Youth & Sports Development, Sunday Dare (left); FIFA President, Giovanni Infantino and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during the opening of the Aisha Buhari football tournament at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena Stadium, Onikan, Lagos. PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI

The Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Oluwatoyin Gafaar, has stated that the hosting of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament by the Lagos State government is a confirmation of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu love for a girl-child.

Gafaar revealed this at the Invitational Women’s Football Tournament holding at the remodelled Mobolaji Johnson Sport Arena at Onikan.

“With the hosting of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament by the Lagos State government under our amiable governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, it shows that Lagos is ready to host any international sporting event. But for the love Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has for the girl-child and youths, he decided to host this very important tournament,” said Gafaar.

He added, “thank you Mr. Governor for making this to happen and making this infrastructure to be ready to host the women international football tournament.”

It will be recalled that Governor Sanwo-Olu as host, was at the opening ceremony of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament alongside the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, the Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick among other dignitaries at the opening match of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women Football Tournament.