Abia Speaker’s Grassroots Sports Development Gets NSFC’s Nod

Abia Speaker Condoles Agbazuere, Mpama Families Over Death Of Their Loved Ones
Abia Speaker Condoles Agbazuere, Mpama Families Over Death Of Their Loved Ones

The commitment of the Abia Speaker House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji interest in sports development in the state, especially at the grassroots levels is a project that has continued to attract the attention of stakeholders in sports in Nigeria and the world at large.

You may recall that fortnight ago, the people of Olokoro in Umuahia South Local Government in a “Thank You” visit to the Speaker could not hide their joy over the ongoing construction of a mini stadium in their community through the efforts of the Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly.

Infonet9ja.com gathered that places where the mini stadium projects were sited include Isieke Ibeku, Umuahia, St Stephen’s Primary School, Umuahia, Umuopara, Ubakala, Ikwuano, Ohuhu and Olokoro among others that will take off soon.

READ ALSO:   Eze Enweremmadu’s death, monumental loss to Ngwa Land, Abia State-Speaker

But this time, the efforts of the Abia Assembly Speaker towards sports development in the state has attracted the attention of no other person than the National Publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Deacon Ehimare Dominic who commended Rt.Hon. Engr. Orji for his unrelenting interest towards youth development through sports.

Dominic who spoke recently to newsmen in Lagos State, said the Abia Speaker’s “pragmatic entry into the development of grassroots sports is an eloquent testimony of a rare political will and love for the provision of the dividends of democracy with a bias for the youths in Abia State.

READ ALSO:   Zone 13 AIG takes stock of properties damaged by hoodlums in Anambra State

“The Nigeria Football Supporters Club has been following the Abia Speaker’s foray into the building of mini-stadiums as part of his constituency projects in several communities of Abia State.

“His vision of building the mini-stadiums is obviously anchored on his deliberate and radical efforts at the discovery and promotion of talented youths at the grassroots.

“He is certainly a quintessential lover of youths who will leave an uncommon gigantic footprints for sports enthusiasts in Abia in particular and Nigeria as a country in the nearest future.

READ ALSO:   Police Arrest Personnel That Used POS To Extort N60, 000 From Passenger

“Should other political leaders in Nigeria emulate this feat at the grassroots level, in the nearest future Nigeria will become the bride of international football scouts to fish for the next generation of the Samuel Chukwuezes, the Kelechi Iheanachos and the Wilfred Ndidis”, he concluded.

Disclaimer: infonte9ja.com shall not be liable to Opinions, Articles or Features that doesn't emanate from any of its staff and management. We also wish to reiterate that such personal or sponsored opinion, article or feature does not reflect the views of the publishers of infonet9ja.com, but the writer's
For publication of your news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials, please send to infonetnews9ja@gmail.com | For Advert and other info, you can call 09061217047 or send a WhatsApp Message to 09061217047

While speaking about the projects at different fora, the Abia Speaker thanked the Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu for his support to him in achieving the feats describing the relationship between the Executive and the Legislature in Abia State as cordial and one meant to continue to provide dividends of democracy to the people.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.