Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the allocation of a plot of land each to the 36 players of Rangers International Football Club.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the players won the 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League title.
The approval was contained in a statement by the state Commissioner for Lands and Urban Development, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, on Tuesday in Enugu.
Aro said the approval was in fulfillment to the pledge made to the club when they won the NPFL in 2015/2016 season.
He said that in compliance with the directive, the ministry allocated 36 plots of land to the said players at the Golf Annex II, Enugu.
The Commissioner said that Ugwuanyi also approved the waiver of all land charges on the allocated plots and immediate issuance of Certificate of Occupancy to the players.
He advised the players to collect their allocation letters from November 29 at the Ministry with a letter of introduction from the club’s management corporation.
The beneficiaries are Akor Itodo, Nana Bonsu, Etim Matthew, Odita Okechukwu, Nwobodo Obinna, Dada Bitrus, Egbuchulam Chisom, Sane Pape, Eze Emeka, Anyasodo Nnamdi, Christian Madu and Okoro Osadebamwen.
Others are Okagbue Kalu, Aguda Godwin, Clement Bobby, Chinedu Sunday, Eseme Bright, Madu Chiamaka, Amanfor Chimezie, Donou Kokou and Togaba Kontiwa amongst others.