The Federal Government’s delegation to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, headed by the Senate President, David Mark, is expected to arrive Sao-Paulo, Brazil for the opening ceremony of the tournament tomorrow.
Information reaching us indicated that the Delegation is will arrive the Guarulhos International Airport, Sao Paulo, Brazil, at abut 5pm local time.
Other members of the delegation are, GovernorS of Cross River and Katsina States, Liyel Imoke and Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu Shema respectively; Senator Adamu Ibrahim Gumba, Chairman Senate committee on Sports; Hon. Godfrey Ali Gaiya, Chairman House Committee on Sports; Alhaji Bala Mohammed, minister of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT); Chief Nyesome Wike, minister of state education; Mr. Edem Duke, minister of culture and tourism and Mrs. Viola Nnwuleri, minister of state 1 foreign affairs.
The delegation is expected to visit the team in Campinas, on Thursday morning before Nigeria’s first group match against Iran, on June 16, in Cuiba.
The minister of sports, Dr. Tamuno Danagogo, the Nigerian Ambassador to Brazil, NFF officials and other embassy officials will be on ground to receive the delegation.