Impressed with the recent performance of the Super Eagles and happy with their early qualification to the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Chief Executive of Premier Lotto Limited, commonly known as “Baba Ijebu”, Sir Kessington Adebutu, has pledge a reward of N50m for the team.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, revealed on Saturday evening at the Le Meridien Hotel, Uyo, in the aftermath of the Super Eagles 1-0 victory over Zambia to secure a clear 13 points and the CAF Zone Group B ticket to the Word Cup in Russia.
Pinnick said it was a pleasant surprise when the gaming merchant called to inform him of his decision to reward the team and urged Nigerians to thank him for his kind gesture.
Pinnick said he is thankful also to all Nigerians and sponsors, partners and supporters of the Super Eagles, calling out for steadfastness as work has only just began on the team.
Sir Adebutu, a strong philanthropist, has been supporting sports through various sponsorship programmes.