The young football sensation paid a special visit to the governor, spreading joy and excitement among fans and officials alike.
During the visit, Governor Sanwo-Olu was overjoyed to receive his very own signed Saka jersey, a cherished memento symbolizing his unwavering support for the Gunners.
“Exciting day at the State House, Marina today as I had the pleasure of hosting my favorite Arsenal player, Star Boy Bukayo Saka. I also enjoyed receiving my own signed Saka Jersey. As a proud Gunner, I’m incredibly proud of their inspiring run in the Premier League with such a young team.” – the governor said.
As a proud Arsenal fan, the governor expressed immense pride in the team’s remarkable performance in the Premier League, particularly with their youthful squad.
“The visit of Bukayo Saka to the State House was a momentous occasion, bringing together sports, inspiration, and a shared vision for the future. As Lagos State continues to prioritize the development of young talents, the entire football community eagerly awaits the next chapter in the city’s sporting journey, brimming with hope and excitement.” – Sanwo-Olu said.
Sanwo-Olu commended the Arsenal team for their inspiring run, showcasing determination and resilience throughout the season.
Sanwo-Olu reiterated his commitment to bringing the same spirit and enthusiasm to grassroots football in Lagos, recognizing the importance of nurturing and creating opportunities for talented young players.
Bukayo Saka’s visit further highlighted the shared dedication between the Lagos State government and the football community to support the growth of local talent.
The governor expressed his gratitude to Saka for taking the time to meet him and looked forward to witnessing the player’s continued success in the upcoming season.
“Arsenal’s determination has motivated many and shown us the power of youth. We’re committed to bringing that same spirit to grassroots football in Lagos. Together, let’s create opportunities for our talented young players. Thank you for visiting me Bukayo and I look forward to next season.” – he said.