Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has appointed Kanu Nwankwo as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports.
Ihedioha, made the announcement on Wednesday at the Government House in Owerri, the state capital when the former Arsenal player visited him, according to a statement issued by the governor’s aide on new media, 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.”