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Ambode spoke in Lagos on Tuesday at the finals of the 12th Edition of the Lagos HoS Football Cup held among Ministries, Agencies and Departments, including Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas in the State and both in the female and male categories.

This is why from the time he won election in 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari, who was military Head of State when Nigeria launched itself into the global football arena following the winning of the FIFA U-17 tournament in China by the Golden Eaglets, latched in on sports as a means of keeping Nigerian youths busy as well as achieve a change in the narrative about Nigeria as one of the most corrupt nations.

However, then Sports Minister, Sani Ndanusa, assisted him to secure a contract through the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. Interestingly, the actual tenure of Chief Ekeji’ s contract has been a subject of controversy since then