Sen. Bukola Saraki congratulates Super Eagles on qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup
Saraki watched on, as Alex Iwobi scored the all-important goal in the 73rd minute of play, to ensure Nigeria clinched the sole ticket from Group B.
He wrote on his official Twitter page after the game: “It was great to be in Uyo to cheer on our @NGSuperEagles! You guys continue to make us all proud and demonstrate the greatness in our diversity.
“Congratulations to all Nigerians. We can truly achieve great things when we come together!
“On to #Russia2018! #SoarEagles #NGAZAM”