Frontline indigeous airline company; Air Peace have forked out a whopping sum of N300million as official airline sponsors of the Super Eagles and other national teams.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday; sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace which President of NFF and FIFA Council Member; Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick described as “an ordained union of two super brands.”
The contract, according to a statement made available; is for one-year renewable for four years and worth N200million with separate Value-In-Kind in the worth of N100million.
Chairman of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema dwelt on the strength inherent in Nigeria’s diversity, and the opportunities and possibilities flowing in a country of 200 million people with 378 different nationalities, and football as the strongest unifying force.
“Air Peace epitomizes unity, patriotism, humanity and selflessness. Ourselves at the NFF have followed not only the meteoric rise of the company; but its patriotic fervour and sense of nationalism. It is an organization that believes firmly in the Nigeria project, just as we do.”
“This contract covers all the National Teams, from the Super Eagles to the junior teams. Let me say it here that the Super Eagles will be flying to Cape Verde on Monday for their FIFA World Cup qualifier in the latest brand of aircraft just acquired by Air Peace. The NFF is happy to partner with this highly responsible organization that has Nigeria at the heart of everything it does.”
He also assured that NFF will keep to the letter and spirit of the contract.