President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the allocation of three-bedroom houses to members of the victorious Super Eagles squad of 1994, which won the Tunis 94 edition of the African Cup of Nations.
A statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the approval was contained in a statement issued on Thursday, June 24, 2021, by the Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved allocation of 3-bedroom houses to the Super Eagles Squad that won the African Cup of Nations in Tunis, Tunisia, in 1994, making real a promise by the Federal Government.
“Following a memo by Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, the President approved the allocations in their states of preference, noting that six players and three technical crews received their houses already.
“The players are: Peter Rufai, Alloy Agu, Ike Shorounmu, Uche Okechukwu, Samson Siasia, Efan Ekoku, Sunday Oliseh, Benedict Iroha, Isaac Semitoje, Mutiu Adepoju, Emmanuel Amunike, Victor Ikpeba, Austin Eguavoen, and Wilfred Agbonavbare (Deceased).
“Others are: Uche Okafor (Deceased), Thompson Oliha (Deceased), Stephen Keshi (Deceased), Christian Chukwu, Dr Akin Amao, Stephen Edema, Col. A Asielue and B. Aromasodun,” the statement said.