Super Eagles winger Moses Simon who was bred in Kaduna state through his formative years and started his football career in the state, was received by the deputy governor of the state.
The deputy governor while addressing journalists said she was highly impressed with the performance of the Super Eagles winger during the just concluded AFCON tournament in Egypt.
The player who gave two assists which resulted to goals in the tournament said, “I am very pleased to be recieved here in Kaduna state. I am actually from Benue state but grew up here in Kaduna.
Every thing about my life is in Kaduna so Kaduna is my adoptive state. I am happy to be recieved in and welcomed here. It is a thing of joy that the deputy governor and commissioner of sports recognized me”.
“I thank the fans who came out in their numbers. I particularly appreciate the state governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the deputy governor Dr Hadiza Balarabe and the commissioner of sports development, Kabiru Mato. This memory is to last a very long time, he said.
He concluded by saying, “I wish to give back to the society where I grew up and that’s why I am organising a tournament where we can discover young talents from the grassroots. That’s how I was also discovered here in Kaduna, in the grassroots”.