The Super Eagles of Nigeria in their quest to qualifying for the AFCON traveled by water to Porto Novo to play in qualifying series with the squirrel of Benin in Porto Novo, the cultural capital of Benin Republic.

The Super Eagles arrived Porto Novo jetty at around 5:45 pm to a warm reception by the Benin officials who received .The is an indication that with a great mindset for actualisation nothing is important. Many stakeholders have been clamouring for this for years about the need to make use of our waterways for important journey of this nature.

It is expected that subsequently, both Nigeria and Benin Immigration will formulate a greater collabration that will ensure the proper and postive usage of the water ways to navigate the two countries which have always been the case in the olden days when there were no borders between the two countries.

Having this kind of achievement in place will in no small measure boost community tourism and local tourism and by large international tourism.

By Kazeem Balogun

Kazeem Balogun is the Managing Editor of Kalo Africa News.

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