Nigeria Professional Football League outfit have completely paid the backlog of outstanding salary arrears which was owed our players for the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
All the players who were registered by the club for the just-concluded 2019/2020 football season have, as of September 3, 2020, been paid their complete ten-month salaries accrued from September, 2019 to June, 2020; the full lifespan of the 2019/2020 season which was brought to an abrupt end by the unfortunate incident of the Covid-19 global pandemic.
Therefore, the Chairman, Coach Aniedi Dickson, and the entirety of the management of the club wish to unreservedly appreciate His Excellency, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, the football-friendly Governor of Akwa Ibom State for the immeasurable financial and otherwise support we have so far enjoyed from His Excellency. We pledge that His Excellency’s kind gesture will be reciprocated with positive on-the-field results in the upcoming 2020/2021 football season.
Our immense gratitude goes to Akwa Ibom State’s workaholic Honourable Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Sir Monday Uko, who has been the backbone upon which we are enjoying such a smooth sail.
We are appreciative of the efforts of the Senior Special Assistant (Sports) to the Governor, Elder Paul Bassey who has been our friend and reliable ally, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mrs. Mary Bassey, the State’s Director of Sports, Coach Lawrence Iquaibom, as well as our supporters and all those who have contributed in a diversity ways to the success story of our prestigious club.