It was a double celebration here in Garoua, Cameroon where Francis Achi, highly reputable Nigerian journalist clocked the golden age of 50 years and the Super Eagles also won their last group game against Guinea Bissau 2-0 to spice up the day.
Achi, popularly known as Totori Master, is the publisher of www.totorinews.com, also the media officer of the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria and the NFF chiefs here in Garoua, Cameroon gave him a pleasant surprise birthday celebration as they baked a special cake for the milestone he has achieved.
“We thank God as we celebrate Francis Achi, whom we all call Totori on this occasion of his 50th birthday, his golden jubilee and to mark his day, NFF presented a special cake for the celebration,” Fresh Yusuf, chairman technical committee of the NFF said.
“We are happy to celebrate a brother and friend in the football family in Nigeria and we want to urge him to remain steadfast in the discharge of his duties” he added.
Speaking also at the event, Hon. Sunday Samson Longbap, chairman of Plateau State Football Association, admonished him to always be guided with wisdom in whatever decision he takes, noting that attaining the age of 50 years is a welcome to the club of elders and elders are known for their acts of wisdom.
“You are welcome to the table of elders as we all join you to celebrate your 50 years on earth. God deserves the honour and glory for this feat and we pray that you will apply more wisdom in all you do,” Hon. Longbap advised.
The celebrant gave thanks to God and also appreciate the NFF for honouring his day, as he crowned it by singing a special number ‘ ‘Goodness of God” to the delight of everyone at the event.
It was then dance, dance, dance with a lot of merryment.