Baba Ijebu Redeems N50m Pledge To Super Eagles
Lagos-based billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Kensington Adebukunola Adebutu has matched his words with action as regards a promise he made to the Super Eagles few weeks back.
Popularly referred to as Baba Ijebu, the lotto business guru pledged to hand the Super Eagles the sum of N50 million for being the first African team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.
It is understood that the cheque for the amount was handed to Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Sunday during the men’s final of this year’s AITEO Cup competition.
The cheque was delivered on Sir Adebutu’s behalf by broadcast media luminary, Prince Bisi Olatilo, who is also chief executive of Biscon Communications
Sir Adebutu, in recent times, has been associated with sports as he also sponsors a teenage women’s tournament and gives the Nigeria Open Table Tennis Tournament a huge backing.
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