Arsenal and England winger Bukayo Saka paid a courtsesy visit to Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the State house in Marina.
Saka has been on a tour of Nigeria this week since landing in Lagos on Wednesday. He had earlier visited the Shomolu area of the state as well as Gbagada and it’s environs adorning a white attire.
Sanwo-Olu who shared the news of Saka’s visit on his Twitter handle also received a signed Jersey from the Arsenal star.
“Exciting day at the State house Marina today as I had the pleasure of hosting my favorite @Arsenal player, Star Boy Bukayo Saka @BukayoSaka87. I also enjoyed receiving my own signed Saka Jersey.
“As a proud #Gunner, I’m incredibly proud of their inspiring run in the Premier League with such a young team. Their determination has motivated many and shown us the power of youth. We’re committed to bringing that spirit to grassroots football in Lagos. Together let’s create opportunities for our talented young players. Thank you for visiting me Bukayo and I look forward to next season,” he tweeted.
The 21-year-old was born in England but both his parents hail from Nigerian but he opted to represent the Three Lions of England football team.
Bukayo Saka scored 14 goals and provided 11 assists in the Premier League in the 2022/23 season.
Arsenal finished the Premier League season second behind Manchester City with 84 points from 38 games.
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