By Solomon Nwoke
SURULERE local government of Lagos state, thechief host of the Lagos centre for the forthcoming FIFA Under- 17 World Cup is in top gear to ensure that the World Championship is hosted without hitches.


The local government has formed its Special Committee on U -17 World Cup in its desire to contributing positively to the overall success of the global event.

The Chairman of the Surulere Local Government, Dr Rasaq Olusegun Afolabi in a parley with the media intimated that Surulere as host of the tournament in Lagos would ensure a clean environment, provide adequate security in complimenting the effort of the state and the federal government before during and after the games.

Dr Afolabi also said there are plans to mobilize traders, artisans, market women, students and sports loving Nigerians, especially devotees to be part of this great sporting event.


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