Hon Komsol Alphonsus Longgap, representing Mikang, Quaan-Pan and Shendan Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the lower chamber of the National Assembly, has been named as Nigeria Eagles Supporters Clubs (NESC) new patron.
According to Leadership Newspaper, Hon Longgap was presented with the NESC’s membership forms and an award for his contribution towards the empowerment and development of youth through sports across the country at a brief ceremony held in Abuja yesterday.
In his acceptance speech, Hon. Longgap lauded the NESC’s giants strive in cheering national teams to victory in every international competition while assuring his support to association in their future engagements.
Earlier, the president of Nigeria Eagles Supporters Club (NESC), Hon. Sunny Gullong, said Hon Longgap is well known for his impeccable role toward youth and sports development in Plateau State and in the country hence his selection as the new patron of the club.
He added that Longgap’s contribution and connections would be needed by the NESC ahead of the forthcoming competitions included the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar as they are set to cheer Super Eagles to victory.