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Tinubu approves N12bn outstanding payments for Super Eagles, others

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the payment of N12billon to clear outstanding payment for the Super Eagles and other Nigeria’s national teams of various sports.

According to a statement on the X handle of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Media Center, 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.

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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