… Vows To Reciprocate The Gesture
As debutants Gombe United zoomed into the final of the late Joseph Ogunjobi Gold Cup Tournament in Ilorin, Abubakar Abubakar aka Yellow has commended Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya for approving and supporting their participation in the Tourney.
Speaking in Ilorin the capital of Kwara state, the Savannah Scorpions board member said despite the economic downturn, Governor Yahaya has willingly attending to their demands both on and off the pitch which had led to the successes recorded so far.
Abubakar Yellow explained that while other clubs have failed to pay their entitlements; Governor Yahaya has ensured prompt payment of their salaries in addition to supporting the club’s pre-season preparations both financial and morally.
He described the Gombe state number one citizen as a sports loving Governor. ” I can proudly tell you that we’re lucky to have Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya as our governor,if you look at the things he has been doing to the club since he assumed office”.
” Our chairman Dr Lanre Daniel and the entire board members are overwhelmed with the governor’s support and the confidence he reposed in us, we will definitely not let him down”.
He also appreciated the good people of Gombe state for their fervent prayers since the kick off of the tournament.
Abubakar Yellow vowed to win the the tournament for the Governor and the sports loving people of the Jewels in the savannah , urging for prayers to achieve that feat.
Gombe United will face ABS Fc in the final scheduled for Friday 20/11/20 by four o’clock in the evening at the Kwara Township Stadium, Ilorin.
This will be their second meeting in the tourney after narrowly loosing 2-1 to the Saraki Boys in the group stage fixture.