The Vice President of Nigeria, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday, left Abuja for Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to provide support to the Super Eagles of Nigeria as they compete against South Africa in the semi-final of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

According to a statement released by Stanley Nkwocha, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Kashim Shettima departed for Abidjan at the request of President Bola Tinubu.

The match will be played at the Stade de la Paix in Bouake, Côte d’Ivoire later this evening.

Shettima’s visit will strengthen the deep-rooted connection between football and national identity in Nigeria.

The Vice President presence will not only inspire the Super Eagles on the pitch but also serve as a rallying point for millions of Nigerians cheering from their homes.

As the Super Eagles gear up for their pivotal semi-final encounter, Nigerians worldwide are encouraged to rally behind and support their team. The entire nation stands united in solidarity with the Super Eagles.

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