Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, has donated N10 million cash and a brand new 36 seater Toyota bus
to Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi in a move to enhance the team’s performance.
The governor presented the bus and cash to the Vice Chairman of the Club at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi last Saturday, as replacement for their burnt bus and wares on their way back from a premier league game in Ilorin, Kwara State.
He assured the management and staff of Lobi Stars FC, that his administration will continue to support the team to win more trophies.
He charged the team not to be discouraged by the fire incident and continue to make the state proud by winning more laurels.
The governor said the players had exhibited uncommon courage and determination in all their outings, especially in the Nigerian Premier League.
Governor Ortom expressed optimism that Lobi Stars FC would become a nest for international stars, urging the officials and players to depend on God for all their desires, assuring that they would never be disappointed.
Vice Chairman of the club, Mr. Mike Idoko and assistant captain, Daniel Atsaka, thanked Governor Ortom for his continued support, expressing delight that he came to their aid in the shortest possible time after their bus was burnt beyond recognition.
The Governor drove in the new bus with the players and some management staff of the club