Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf (Governor Lateef Jakande receiving his award from Alhaji Mumini Alao):
Foremost Lagos team and one of the most supported clubs in Nigeria, Stationery Stores FC, held their Inaugural Supporters Awards Day on Saturday.
The award ceremony which was organised by Stationery Stores Supporters Trust took place at the Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Lagos.
Aside from the awards, the Stationery Stores Supporters Co-operative Multi-purpose Society was also inaugurated.
Present at the event was the Group Managing Director of Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports and owners of Completesportsnigeria.com, Alhaji Mumini Alao, who was the chairman of the occasion, former Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, who was the Father of the Day and also a staunch supporter of the club Stationery Stores.
Also present at the event were Tilewa and Gboyega Adebajo, children of the late Israel Adebajo, founder of Staionery Stores, reknowned Nigerian journalist, Pa Peter Osugo and ex-players of the club.
Among the recipients of the award included Alhaji Jakande, Pa Osugo, Senior Evangelist Lawrence Idowu, Uncle Segun Adenuga, Alhaji Ahmed Amidu, Alhaji Quddus Taiwo (post-humous), Alhaji Sikiru Shittu (post-humous), and the board of Stationery Stores.
And as part of events to mark the occasion, a football match which ended 0-0 was played between Athletico Adebajo Youth X1 and Search and Groom Youth X1.