Dare congratulates Players Union



Minister Dare

Minister  of Youth and Sports Development  Mr Sunday Dare has  congratulated the  Professional  Players Union  of Nigeria New Executive  for the peaceful conduct of their election with former Super Eagles player Tijani Babangida emerging president. 

A statement signed by the  Media office of the Minister,  said, “I hereby  congratulate  the  Nigerian Professional  Players Union  over its  peaceful election which led to the emergency  of notable Ex internationals Tijani Babangida as President,  Clement Temile, Victor Ikpeba, Emmanuel  Babayaro as President, 1st and 2nd vice Presidents  and Secretary respectively. This  is a confirmation  of the organisational ability and  cohesion  among the players. You are worthy partners in the concerted efforts to deepen the development  of Nigerian Football. The unity  of leadership  is important  for the task ahead of ensuring  players welfare and protecting their rights. Without unity among the players, there can be no development.  I encourage  the new leadership  to work with  a vision that would  impact  the growth of  Nigerian Football. “

Other board members include; deputy general  secretary, Fuludu Edema and  Treasurer Princewill Gbogbodu amongst others.

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