By Hassan Musa Fagge
Kano State Acting Governor Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has described the 2-0 (two-zero) victory of Kano Pillars Football Club over the DMD FC of Maiduguri in the round of 16 of the Aiteo Federation Cup played at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi State on Saturday as commendable and well-deserved feat.
He attributed the victory which secured a place for the SAI MASU GIDA in the quarter-final of the historic competition to the team and management’s commitment, tactical approach, focus, determination, and hard work.
“The State Government under Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the good people of Kano are proud of you for bringing joy, happiness, and something to cheer and cherish.
“As you prepare for your next match on Wednesday, we want you to win the remaining matches and repeat the same feat you achieved three years ago by winning the prestigious cup for Kano State.
“We also salute the people of State and the fans for their continued support and prayers to the team.
“I wish to also assure you of the State Government’s continued support to the Kano Pillars Football Club and commitment to invest in sports development.
“Once again Congratulations,” Gawuna said.