By Lateef Adekola
Praises and congratulatory messages have continued to pour in for President Bola Tinubu over his victory yesterday at the Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal, as his election was reaffirmed.
In its own message congratulating President Tinubu, members of Lagos Legends Club, a group of ex-footballers who plied their trades in Lagos, playing for different clubs and the various national teams, it stated that the reaffirmation of election by the tribunal was equally a reconfirmation of the collective support for Tinubu at the polls.
In the message signed by the Convener of LLC, Engr. Waidi Akanni, it further noted that football and sports in general, would thrive and grow in the country. Adding that President Tinubu is a sports lover who would also help grow the development and growth of sports by providing the enabling environment for sports in the country.
“We’re indeed, happy that the tribunal has eventually reconfirmed the victory of our dear President Bola Tinubu. Now, the storm is over.”
“On behalf of all the members of Lagos Legends Club, home and in diaspora, we congratulate President Bola Tinubu and Vice-President Kashim Shettima. We say, this is a big victory for Nigeria and democracy. Sports and indeed, other socio-economic activities can only thrive in a safe, peaceful and progressive environment.
“We once again congratulate all football stakeholders and Nigerians on this very historic victory,” Akanni, a former Chairman of Lagos FA and ex- Nigeria international player added.