Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has appointed former Super Eagles and Arsenal striker, Kanu Nwankwo, as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports.

The announcement was made through a statement issued by the Special Assistant on New Media to the governor, Izuchukwu Akwarandu.

According to the statement, “Governor Emeka Ihedioha received one of the country’s football legends, Kanu Nwankwo, at the Government House, Owerri, on August 14, 2019.

“Papilo, as fondly called by fans, came to present his most recent CAF award, which was given to him at the just concluded Nations Cup in Egypt to the sports-loving governor of Imo State.

“The star also presented a branded jersey to the governor.

“The governor, while welcoming the former Super Eagles goal poacher, announced Kanu Nwankwo as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports.”

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