Senator Shehu Sani, has berated the President Muhammadu Buhari led APC-government for claiming the victory of the Nigeria’s Super Eagles against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the AFCON 2019.
It should be recalled that the Super Eagles few days ago defeated the South African team in 2-1 win to reach the AFCON semi-finals.
Reacting to Super Eagles victory, Mr. Garba Shehu, SSA to Buhari, quoted the President as said that the “Super Eagles win confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations”.
He said; “President @MBuhari congratulates the @NGSuperEagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (#AFCON) Egypt 2019. #NGARSA
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) July 10, 2019
The President spokes person added the “With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, President Buhari believes, like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that the mission of having the trophy in our hands for the fourth time is almost accomplished for the high flying Eagles”.
Also over Garba’s comment, Senator Sani said Eagles win shouldn’t be used as a political propaganda. According to him, “their defeats in the past has never been accepted as part of ‘failure of Government’
He said; “Don’t use Super Eagles successes for Political propaganda or count their victories as part of ‘the political achievement’;their defeats in the past has never been accepted as part of ‘failure of Government’.We should simply appreciate & celebrate them for flying despite all odds”.
Meanwhile, Nigeria Super Eagles will be facing the Algerian team in the semi-finals on Sunday, 14th July, 2019.
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