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Don’t join bad gangs, Kwara Deputy Governor warns Awoniyi

Kwara state Deputy Governor Mr Kayode Alabi has advised Nigeria international Taiwo Awoniyi not to join bad gangs for his career to last in football.

Mr Alabi stated this on Monday, December 30, when Awoniyi and his crew visited the Deputy Governor in his office.

Taiwo Awoniyi who currently plays for Bundesliga side FC Mainz is being owned by Liverpool after signing for the club since 2015.

But work permit issues has not allowed the Kwara born striker to play for the Premier League giants.

”I want to advise you as a father not to drink, Club, womanize and you must avoid joining bad gangs.

“We are proud of you in Kwara and we will support you to make sure that your football career keeps shining,” the Deputy Governor explained.

While responding, Taiwo Awoniyi thanked the Deputy Governor for his fatherly advise and also promised to abide by it.

The 22-year-old player then presented his club jersey to the Deputy Governor who then promised to come and watch one of his games this season in Germany.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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