To start with, it will be a great disservice not to pay a special tribute to Alhaji Shehu Shagari, civilian President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983. He passed on last week in Abuja and has been buried. Ordinarily, members of the footballers' fraternity, in particular, should have gone to Sokoto to pay our respect to his family. He was the first leader in our country's history to recognize, appreciate and reward sacrifice and service by young athletes who gave up their comfort and their lives in meritoriously serving our country in the field of sports.Continue reading A Tribute to President Shehu Shagari at Vanguard News Nigeria. Click here to read full news..