Lagos state has scored another big deal in the sport arena…barely a month after the successful,talk-of-the-town Lagos City Marathon, now Barcelona FC has chosen Lagos as the first African city where its Academy will be sited.
Obviously impressed by Ambodes ‘s gian stride in area of security,sport development and free flow of traffic ,more than ever,.we learnt they concluded that Lagos is the best site for the project of such magnitude
Already, stategic meetings are on to firm up what will shortly take place.There was a courtesy visit today to reiterate the seriousness of the matter..INthe picture taken after the visit are …Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), flanked by Board member, FC Barcelona of Spain, Pau Vilanova i Vila Abadal (left) and Commissioner for Sports, Pharm. (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf (right),. (L-R) Behind are General Manger, Gaton Construction Company, Carlos Gaton; Director, FC Barcelona of Spain, Oscar Grau; Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sports, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola.