Six-pointer Nigeria are four points better than second-placed Cameroon, who arrive with the toga of African champions and believe their physique and aggressive play would prove a mountain to surmount for the hosts on the day.
Yusuf said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday when the team was leaving for Uyo.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Akwa Ibom State was created on September 23, 1987 alongside Katsina State by the erstwhile administration of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Albert Dakup, the club’s spokesman on Saturday in Jos, said in a statement that the governor gave the assurance when he paid an unscheduled visit to the team’s training ground at the Rwang Pam Stadium Jos, on Friday.
According to the fixtures released by the World football governing body, FIFA, the Gernot Rohr-led team will be hosted the second leg on September 4 at Stade Omnisports Ahmadou-Ahidjo in Yaounde.
Pinnick, who is the Chairman of the African Cup of Nations at the Confederation of African Football, has also assured the Super Eagles will qualify for the Cameroon edition after sitting out the last two editions.
The Rector of the Institute, Eze Ignatius, who made the disclosure at a news conference in Abuja on Monday, said the training will start from June 29 to July in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
“Most parts of the country are favorable for thunderstorms and rainfall activities in the next 24 hours.”
Akwa Ibom Governor, Chief Godswill Akapbio has charged youths in the state to take responsibility for the governance and the development of the state.
Residents of Anua, Nsikan Eduok and Atan Offot on Olusegun Obasanjo Way were mostly affected as some of them lost household items, including clothes, chairs and beddings
Reports reaching The Eagle Online have it that the referees fled after they were attacked inside the dressing room by angry fans at the stadium