Wike, others celebrate Real Madrid's Champions League victory - Trends and Politics


Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Wike, others celebrate Real Madrid's Champions League victory

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  (4th Right) his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike (3rd Right) and others during the celebration of Real Madrid Champions League Victory at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday night

Rivers Governor, Nyesom  Wike has stated that a Real Madrid Football Academy will be established  in the state to groom   international soccer  talents. 
Speaking  at the Government House  Port Harcourt on Tuesday night during a victory  party he hosted for Real Madrid Fans to celebrate the club's  Champions League Trophy, Governor Wike informed that he has opened discussions with the club management to actualize this goal.
Governor Wike is a prominent fan of Real Madrid Football club. 
He said  football  apart from being a source of entertainment  globally, has proven to be a veritable  empowerment  tool.

"We will work with the Management of Real Madrid Football club  to ensure that a football academy  is sited here in Rivers State.  As you know, Rivers State  is  the headquarters  of Real Madrid supporters in Nigeria  ".
On the 2017 Champions league final in Cardiff, Governor Wike  said though most people did not give Real Madrid a chance to lift the trophy, the club displayed its resilience  and discipline  as it went ahead to create history.
The governor said that in today's  world club football, Real Madrid  Football club has a competitive edge over other clubs.
In his remarks, the Head of Service of Rivers State, Rufus Godwins said football promotes team spirit and friendship. 
He said: "It is only in football that one man cannot play all the wings and score.  You need midfielders, defenders and strikers to win  a game.  I am happy that the  governor  created time to  celebrate with the people.".
The Head of Service  said that the lesson of football   is the promotion  of team spirit , which encourages unity of purpose  for the development of Rivers State.
The celebration party which took place at the new Government House Port Harcourt Amphitheatre attracted commissioners, Special Advisers, Senior Government Officials and Party Leaders.
The event was laced with music provided by Popular Rivers Gospel Musician, Sensational Dele, jokes, banters  and celebratory songs.
Most of the  officials at the celebration wore jerseys and insignia   of Real Madrid Football club  .

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