Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has announced a winning bonus of N1m for Bendel Insurance Football Club.
Also, Obaseki promised to support the club in every way, in order to aid them compete favourably and secure promotion to the elite division at the end of the current season of the Nigerian National League (NNL).
Obaseki gave this assurance on Saturday evening at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium where he watched the Insurers defeat visiting Papilo FC of Owerri 2:1.
Governor Obaseki, accompanied by his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu, and the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, at the stadium, commended Coach Roland Ewere and his team for an impressive outing and announced a winning bonus of N1m for the club.
He further said his administration was ready to do “everything necessary” to encourage the state-owned club to regain its status as a great club.
He, however, urged them to be ready to play their parts by working hard to win every game, in order to secure promotion to the elite division.