Chairman of the Nigeria Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Joe Obinna Ogba, has criticized Team Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi and coach Samson Siasia for accepting a $390,000 bonus from Japanese plastic surgeon Dr. Katsuya Takasu. after winning Bronze at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
Explaining his choice of words, senator Joe Obinna said today:
“I don’t think it was nice for our country to accept such money given the happenings around world now.
“Money is good but it’s not every money that comes your way that you collect. So, I associate myself fully with the President of the Nigeria Football Federation.”