Kanu International Football Academy (KIFA), has congratulated the Federal Government on the declaration and celebration of June 12 as the official democracy day.
In a statement signed and released by its National Coordinator, Prince Dapo Ajibade, KIFA said the celebration of the day, evoked fond memories of the country’s struggles and strides towards a lasting democracy.
“Today’s celebration is indeed, historic in all ramifications. KIFA congratulates all Nigerians, home and diaspora.
“We believe also that a country can only thrive and progress in a peaceful environment. Much more, our athletes will also be able to achieve their goals under a steady and progressive setting,” he said.
Nwankwo Kanu, who is the Chairman of the fast growing football academy with centres spread across over 20 states, was quick to recall the glorious days of Nigerian football.
The renowned football administrator and former boss of Ondo State Football Agency, further enjoined the government to shift its focus to the provision of facilities and development of football in all parts of the country.