The Rivers United FC Supporters Club has expressed it’s sincerest gratitude to the Chief Executive of Rivers State, the Governor, His Excellency Barrister Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike for his unalloyed and massive support to the club.
Speaking exclusively to www.riversunitedfc.com.ng, Chairman of the Supporters Club, Franklin Owhor explained that the Governor’s fatherly demeanor towards the supporters club is unalloyed and unprecedented.
Owhor also thanked the Governor for graciously approving the N1 million naira take off grant for the supporters club explaining that the funds will be judiciously applied for the purposes it was approved for.
The supporters club through it’s chairman also had words of commendation for the Rivers State Commissioner for Sport, Honourable Boma Iyaye who was described as a square peg in a square hole.
Hon. Iyaye was also commended for inspiring Rivers Angels to win silverware in just a few months in the saddle as well as providing the machinery that inspired Rivers United to claim a CAF Champions League ticket.
He concluded by stressing that the Rivers United FC Supporters Club will strive to justify the confidence reposed in it by the sponsor, the Rivers State Government.
All stakeholders were also charged to rally round the football Club to make it the foremost in Nigeria.