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Tinubu approves N12bn outstanding payments for Super Eagles, others

Tinubu approves N12bn outstanding payments for Super Eagles, others
President Bola Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu approves the disbursement of N12 billion to settle unpaid dues for the Super Eagles and other Nigerian national sports teams.

According to a statement on the X handle of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Media Center, the disbursement covers settling the outstanding salaries of senior national team coaches for a span of 15 months, clearing unpaid allowances, and fulfilling commitments owed to the senior national teams, females teams, and the Under-20 national team.

The statement reads, “President @officialABAT has approved the payment of N12billon outstanding backlog for Nigeria’s National teams of various sports, which includes super eagles and others.

“The payment entails the clearing of the senior national team coach salaries running up to 15 months, payments of allowances and promises due to the senior national teams, females, and Under-20 national team.

“This is coming at a time when the Super Eagles of Nigeria are preparing to participate in the Africa Cup of Nations, which is billed to start later this month.”

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