Tinubu confers national honors on Eagles, get plots of land in Abuja
From Elohor Igbru Abuja
President Bola Tinubu has met with the members of the senior national football team and coffered national honours on all members of the Super Eagles squad who recently won the silver medal at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote d’Ivoire.
The president also granted a plot of land in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and a flat to each of them for their performance at the competition.
While receiving the team at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, Tinubu honoured every member of the silver medal-winning squad with Member of the Order of Niger (MON).
The president then praised the team’s resilience, sportsmanship and can-do attitude.
He also thanked the players for lifting the nation’s spirit with their performance at AFCON.