By Tersee Akaar, Makurdi
Benue State Governor, Chief Samuel Ortom has commended the players and management team of Lobi Stars Football club of Makurdi for their outstanding campaign in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Ortom lauded the team for putting up excellence performance in the elite league despite the paucity of funds Lobi Stars players have done well and commended the management of the club under Mike Idoko for the feat achieved so far.
Addressing players of the feeder team who paid him a courtesy call at Government House Makurdi the governor assured the feeder team that once the financial situation of the state improved government will pay all their entitlements and appealed for understanding.
He said never in the history of the Makurdi club has the team remained among the top 10 team on the NPFL table saying his heart is gladden with the football skill displayed by the boys.
Responding, Captain of the team Tar Terhemen said they were in Government House Makurdi for a solidarity visit to the governor and appealed to him to pay their allowances.