Sports Committee Inauguration – Ben Eke

The Executive Chairman Of Ahoada East Inaugurates Sports Committee, Charges Them To Be Committed

The executive chairman of Ahoada East, Local Government Council, Barr. Ben Eke, has today, Wednesday, Inaugurated the Ahoada East Sports Committee.

The committee which is charged with the responsibility of organizing this year’s Ahoada East Sports Festival, was inaugurated at the chairman’s office.

Speaking during the ceremony, the chairman charged members of the committee to be selfless and committed in the discharge of their duty.

He mandated the committee to organize both Football and Wrestling competitions.

While he expressed his commitment to unite the LGA through sports, he said only communities in the LGA are eligible to register for the football competition. He maintained that the prizes to be won are the same as that of last edition

The wrestling, which according to him, will be in two categories is open for all sons of the LGA, hinting that the overall best will go home with #200, 000, while the second and third place will go with 150,000 and 100, 000 respectively.

He also asked the committee to to come up with proposal to organize track and field event for secondary school in the LGA by March next year.

Responding on behalf of committee, the chairman, Rev. Godpower Simeon, expressed appreciation for the opportunity given them to serve.

He promised the committee will deliver on its mandate, stressing that sports is a beacon for unity.

Those who are to serve in the committee are; Rev. Godpower Simeon, Chairman, Eugene Okposougu, Secretary, Dr. Mrs Rose Ololube, member and Comr Elems Awuji. Other members are Mr Mark Echi, Richard Ihua-Maduenyi, Festus Ishibie, Andrew Isiah and Comr. Emeka Okpara Ogo. The rest are Comr. Nathan Okpokiri Hope Edesi, Walson Ekine, Ugwu Yvonne, Alabi Umegbewe and Monday Ocwer.

The committee is expected to complete this year’s event on or before the 22nd of December, 2019.

Compiled by Egbe Buduzhi

For EKPEYE TV © 2019

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