Nigeria’s Ambassador to France commends Integral over FWWC
Super Falcons By: Lolade Adewuyi | 03/04/2019
Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of France, Dr (Mrs) Modupe Irele, has commended Integral, the official hospitality services provider for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. She also promised adequate support for the Super Falcons when they fly Nigeria’s flag in June. In a meeting at the Nigerian Embassy in Paris with the managing director of Integral, Abimbola Ilo, Dr (Mrs) Irele applauded the efforts of the company to ensure successful handling of Nigeria’s travelling fans during the tournament. A strong advocate for women empowerment, Dr Irele sees the appointment of Integral as an important one to promote and support women’s football in Nigeria. With France as the host country, she believes the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ is a unique avenue to further strengthen Franco-Nigerian relations as she welcomed Nigerians to France. Being the first female Nigerian Ambassador to France, Dr Irele said: “Women’s football is fast growing and I am happy to welcome Nigerians to this prestigious tournament in France. I encourage Nigerians to come and support Nigeria’s Super Falcons who are the reigning African Champions.