The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji
Fashola will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo.
Thenff.com revealed today that Mr. Fashola will fly into the Akwa Ibom State capital on Saturday.
Top officials have also confirmed that President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung and the Chairmen of the Senate and House Committees on Sports, Senator Obinna Ogba and Hon. Goni Bukar Lawan will also be at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.
Host Governor Udom Emmanuel and members of the Akwa Ibom State cabinet, NOC President Habu Gumel and Members of the NFF Executive Committee and Management will also be present.
The Nigerian team will be confirming their stay in the World Cup in Russia next year if they emerge victorious over the Chipolopolo of Zambia by 5pm tomorrow.