Sports SWAG: President Jonathan's World Cup Entourage Dwarfs Obama's, the Rest ofAfrica's


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Nigeria’s team to the World Cup is arguably the biggest in Africa, and one of the largest in the world.


Nigeria, again, will spend a fortune on officials traveling abroad with President Goodluck Jonathan’s typically oversize presidential delegation to the World Cup in Brazil announced this week.

If the mega-size team had any chance escaping public attention, a similar presidential delegation announced by United States President Barack Obama, sealed it.

Mr. Jonathan’s team comprises governors, ministers, federal lawmakers and diplomats- totalling more than a dozen; while Mr. Obama’s has an advisor, a diplomat and two former athletes only.

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Source: Premium Times