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Okocha, Kanu, Others Play For Tinubu Today

Top Ex-international Nigerian footballers will today at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan Lagos, join friends of the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a presidential aspirant under the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for a novelty football match to commemorate his 70th birthday anniversary.

Director-General of the Tinubu Support Group told journalists that no fewer than 17 former Nigeria internationals, including the legendary. Some of the ex-internationals expected to feature in the novelty match include Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Peter Rufai, Tijani Babangida, Mutiu Adepoju, Garba Lawal, among others.

He further disclosed that the match is part of a series of activities lined up to mark the birthday anniversary of their leader.

The Lagos state government has also thrown its weight behind the event which will kick off 1 pm today afternoon.

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