Determined to mobilize enough resources to send a large army of supporters to cheer Nigeria Super Eagles at the FIFA World Cup Finals, which kicks off in Brazil next month, the Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) will on Tuesday , March 20, 2014 in Lagos host prominent Nigerians and corporate citizens to a dinner party,
Tagged Fund Raising Dinner Towards Brazil 2014, the event will hold at the prestigious Civic Centre on Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island.
According to the event manager’s spokesman, Effiong Nyong, the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) has accepted to be the Special Guest of Honour at the occasion.
Also, NFSC President General, Dr. Rafiu Oladipo has said that his group is looking forward to the event which he said will be used to raise the bulk of the fund needed to sponsor a large number of drummers, trumpeters and singers as well as other supporters to cheer the Super Eagles at every one of their games in Brazil to ensure they feel at home away from home.
“We are expecting a good turnout of our invited guests, which include top government functionaries, prominent individuals, corporate citizens and some members of the diplomatic community. We have no doubt in our minds that we will have a full house,” he said.
Oladipo however revealed that the Supporters Club has concluded plans to honour selected personalities with the highly prized Patron Award at the occasion.