Former Super Eagles Captain, Nwankwo Kanu has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant on Sports matters to Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha.
Kanu got the new political appointment on Wednesday, August 14, at the Government House in Owerri.
The special assistant to the governor Ihedioa on new media announced that: “In this new role, the Nigeria World Cup skipper will assist the Ihedioha administration on rebuilding the sports sector in Imo State.”
This will be Nwankwo Kanu’s first political appointment since he retired from football.