Kwara state Deputy Governor Mr Kayode Alabi has advised Nigeria international Taiwo Awoniyi not to join bad gangs for his career to last in football.
Mr Alabi stated this on Monday, December 30, when Awoniyi and his crew visited the Deputy Governor in his office.
Taiwo Awoniyi who currently plays for Bundesliga side FC Mainz is being owned by Liverpool after signing for the club since 2015.
But work permit issues has not allowed the Kwara born striker to play for the Premier League giants.
”I want to advise you as a father not to drink, Club, womanize and you must avoid joining bad gangs.
“We are proud of you in Kwara and we will support you to make sure that your football career keeps shining,” the Deputy Governor explained.
While responding, Taiwo Awoniyi thanked the Deputy Governor for his fatherly advise and also promised to abide by it.
The 22-year-old player then presented his club jersey to the Deputy Governor who then promised to come and watch one of his games this season in Germany.