Bukola Saraki, immediate past Senate President has charged the Super Eagles to win in the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt.
Saraki in a message on his Twitter page, urged the players to defeat the Swallows of Burundi in thier encounter today.
According to him, Super Eagles remain a beacon of unity to Nigeria.
Saraki wrote: “As Super Eagles take on Swallows of Burundi today, I wish all the players and coaching staff a successful tournament.
“The Super Eagles remain a beacon for Nigerian unity and continue to show us what we can achieve as a nation when we all work together for a common goal.”
Super Eagles will on Saturday play the Group B opener against Burundi at 6pm West African time at the Alexandria stadium in Egypt.
Rohr, addressing the media on Friday, says a win against the debutants will boost confidence in his squad.
The three-time African champions will take on the Central African nation for the first time in an international outing, in their Group B opener at the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday.