By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai has unveiled a new professional football club, Seat of God Football Club (SOG FC) in Kaduna, with an assurance that his administration will create an enabling environment for those investing in sports.
The Governor, represented by Director Sports Kaduna State, Alhaji Yakubu Ibrahim performed the ceremonial unveiling of the team at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, with several dignitaries in attendance.
“Kaduna State Government is creating an enabling environment for sports investment in the state. we hope that by next year we will have three or more league clubs in the state,” he said.
The Governor said that he was optimistic that by next year, the team will be playing in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
“We assure you that the Kaduna State Government will support this club.
“The Government’ of Kaduna State is ready and calling on individuals to partner with it,” he said.
Speaking further, he described the President of SOG FC, His Lordship, Bishop Tinuouye Ademola as a worthy investor.
” I want to say that the President of the SOG FC is a worthy investor, I want to congratulate him.
“It is not that he has billions of Naira before doing this, but he has made up his mind to sacrifice,” he said.
He therefore, called on all to support him so that he can succeed.
“With this, it is my honour to unveil the jerseys and flag of this club and the team,” he declared.