Governor Bala Muhammad of Bauchi state has approved the Tafawa Balewa Stadium Bauchi to Kano pillars FC as home venue for their forthcoming CAF Confederation Cup.
This was disclosed by the Bauchi state Commissioner of Youths and Sports, Adamu Manu while presenting the copy of approval letter to the Chairman of Kano Pillars FC, Alhaji Surajo Shaaibu on Saturday in the club Secretariat in Kano.
The commissioner said he was in the club Secretariat to present the approval of his Governor to Sai Masu Gida and assured them of his total support for their success in the continent.
“Let me reafirmed to you that government and good people of Bauchi state are behind you and prayed for you for a successful outing in the competition (CAF Confederation Cup),” the commissioner said.
Responding on behalf of the Kano state government, the chairman of Kano Pillars Alhaji Surajo Shaaibu thanked Bauchi state Governor for accepting the request tendered to him by Sai Masu Gida to play their home matches in his domain during the 2020/2021 season.
An elated Surajo said that the relationship of the two state would sustain not only in football matters but in all ways of life.
He promised that he will take the letter to the state commissioner of youths and sports comrade Kabiru Ado Lakwaya in order to present it to the state Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
It could be recalled that Kano Pillars officials were in Bauchi two weeks ago requesting Bauchi state government to allow them use Tafawa Balewa Stadium facilities as their alternative home in the Confederation Cup tournament.