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Brazil 2014: Senate President leads Nigerian delegation to cheer up Eagles

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to hold pep talks with players, officials
President of the Senate, Senator David Mark will today(Tuesday)  lead a high powered federal government of Nigeria delegation to the 2014 FIFA soccer world cup in Brazil .

President Goodluck Jonathan in a letter  mandating  Senator Mark to lead the government delegation included Chairman Senate Committee on Sports Senator ADAMU Gumba and his house of Representatives' counterpart Geofrey Gaiya.

Also on the entourage are governors of Cross River state, Liyel Imoke, his Katsina state counterpart Shehu Shema, Federal Capital Territory Minister Bala Mohammed, Culture and Tourism's Edem Duke as well as Youth Development's Boni Haruna .

Others on the entourage includes; Sports Minister Tamuno Danagogo, Minister of State Foreign Affairs 1, Professor Viola Onwuliri, and Commissioner of Police Kola Sodipo.

Senator Mark is expected to deliver President Jonathan's goodwill message to the players and officials and hold pep talks with them ahead of their opening game.

The delegation will attend the opening ceremony of the mundial and watch Super Eagles match with Bosnia before returning to Nigeria.

Paul Mumeh, Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate.