Obafemi Martins Endorses Ambode

image…Supports Project T.H.E.S.E

A popular Nigerian international, Obafemi Martins, has endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, saying the Epe-born Chartered Accountant and lover of sports has the best programme for youths and sports as a lucrative vocation in Lagos State.
Martins, who currently plays for the Seattle Sounders FC, said he was impressed with Ambode’s vision as contained in his manifesto, to use the combined sectors of sports, entertainment and tourism to get the teeming youths of Lagos gainfully employed.
The 31-year-old Super Eagles players said he was happy to identify with the APC campaign rally at Oworonshoki playing ground on Monday because ”I believe a sports-loving governor is what Mr. Ambode represents”.
Project T.H.E.S.E stands for Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Arts, Sports all representing Excellence. It is one of the highlights of Ambode’s vision to make Lagos a ”clean, secure and prosperous” city-state.
At a charity football match organized in his honour in Ikorodu penultimate Sunday, in which Ambode himself played, the former Accountant General of Lagos State said youth empowerment and sports development would be paramount in his administration if elected as the governor.
”Community sports centers and special scholarships for students who exhibit outstanding sporting skills will be encouraged in my administration. This will guarantee a new vista for job creation for our youths and our state will remain the Número Uno as far as sports is concerned in Nigeria” said Ambode, who was an exemplary Cricket and Hockey player at the Federal Government College, Warri.

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