Sanwo-Olu gets signed jersey from favourite Arsenal player Bukayo Saka

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka on Saturday met with Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House, Marina.

The 21-year-old has been in Lagos since Wednesday. He visited an orphanage on Thursday.

Saka spoke with the governor on different moments of his career and also congratulated Mr Sanwo-Olu on his victory at the polls.

On Instagram, he thanked the governor for inviting him.

Sanwo-Olu also shared pictures of the visit on social media.

The governor wrote, “Exciting day at the State House, Marina today as I had the pleasure of hosting my favourite #Arsenal player, Star Boy Bukayo Saka. I also enjoyed receiving my own signed Saka Jersey.

“As a proud #Gunner, I’m incredibly proud of their inspiring run in the Premier League with such a young team.

“Their determination has motivated many and shown us the power of youth. We’re committed to bringing that same spirit to grassroots football in Lagos.

“Together, let’s create opportunities for our talented young players. Thank you for visiting me, Bukayo and I look forward to next season.”

Sanwo-Olu also shared some of his interventions in sports across the state with the football star.

Saka expressed interest in collaborating with the governor and Lagos State to improve sports in the state.

Saka visited Sanwo-Olu in the company of Gbenga Elegbeleye, chairman of the Nigerian Premier League; Sola Aiyepeku, chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission; and Toyin Gafaar, director-general of Lagos State Sports Commission.