Vice President Donates GHC100,000 To RTU To Boost Their Chances Of Qualification.


Northern regional minister Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, led a delegation from the office of the Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, to donate an amount of Ghc 100,000 to the traditional club Real Tamale United (RTU).

The cash donation was done at a short ceremony at the Northern school of business field, which is serving as the training ground for RTU.

The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu who made the donation on behalf of the Vice President, challenges the club to secure qualification to the Ghana Premier league from Division one league zone one, pledging the unflinching support of the Vice President and his good self to make that dream a reality.

He added that, the club has been so dear to the hearts of many including the Vice President of the republic, and he the regional minister, who is the current chief patron of the club.

According to him, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is ready to offer support in any form so far as it will enable RTU to secure qualification to Ghana’s elite competition.

The regional minister called on the entire playing body to put their upmost best to gain qualification at the end of the season.

The Regional minister together with the delegation from the office of the Vice President, were accompanied by some NPP party executives in N/R.

Notable among the delegation from office of the Vice President was, Lawyer Akbar and Alhaji Sumaila, in charge of operations.

Speaking after receiving the cash donation, Alhaji Sherif Savanna, who is also a board chairman of RTU, expressed gratitude to the Vice President for his numerous benevolence that he consistently extends to the club to assist them in ensuring that their ‘operation qualify to the Ghana premier league’ is achieved.

He revealed further that, the current cash donation of Ghc 100,000 is the third consecutive time RTU have received similar support from Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in the last 2 years, a gesture he said, words cannot summarize how elated they are.

The playing body, represented by captain, Abdulai Hardi, express their profound gratitude to the Vice President and promise to work assiduously to achieve the ultimate goal of securing qualification to the league.

RTU ended the first round of the Division one league on third position with 30 points, 1 point adrift of leaders Berekum Arsenal, after winning 9 matches, losing 3 and drawing 3 respectively.

The club will begin their second round campaign away to Techiman city.

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