*Esama Of Ancient Benin Kingdom Inducted As ANFSC’s Patron On His 86 Birthday Anniversary*
It was celebration galore at the ancient Benin Kingdom as the Esama of the Kingdom, High Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion marked his 86th birthday at his country home Benin, Edo state.
Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters Club were on ground to celebrate the great man from Benin Kingdom, as a way of honouring him on his birthday, Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters Club adopted him as a Patron of the club. According to his title “Esama” it means Son of the People, he is known for assisting the poor in medical, monetary and private venture forms.
Former governor of Edo state, his excellency, Chief Lucky Igbinedion, a sports loving personality who is the son of the celebrant was present to witness this great occasion.
Speaking on the events of the day, the national president of ANFSC, Prince Abayomi Ogunjimi was full of wishes and prayers for the newly inducted club patron who was celebrating his birthday today, in his words ” I celebrate our new patron and our royal father , Esama of Benin Kingdom , God has been gracious to him and has made him to celebrate 86years birthday, he is a man of the people, the prayers of the people, his good deeds and God’s love has kept him, we at Authentic Nigeria football Supporters club are proud to associate with such a noble man, I pray for more life to his age and more celebrations. We are grateful and honour for him associating with us as a Patron. It has been a great day for our club” he concluded.
Authentic Nigeria football Supporters club are the bride of Supporters club within and outside African, having won CAF award and numerous awards within the country.
Esama of Benin Kingdom, High Chief Gabriel Igbinedion now join the league of great patrons of Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters Club, the numerous patrons includes; His Royal Majesty, Ooni, Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi
Ojaja II as Grand patron , Oba Asoya Kingdom, Honourable Kunle Soname and other notable Nigerians