The newly inaugurated executive of the All Local Government of Nigeria-ALGON, Ekiti State chapter has given kudos to the organizers of Ekiti Obas Cup Under 18 soccer Championship.
Recieving the trophy for the Obas Cup in Ado on Tuesday, the ALGON chairman, Hon. Olabode Adetunji in company of three other executive members described the initiative as brilliant saying the competition would no doubt be an avenue to sensitize the Youth on the need to avoid being used as political thugs before , during and after the forthcoming Governorship election.
The Ekiti ALGON executive while expressing readiness to key into the Obas Cup, they said it’s an honour unto the royal institution in Ekiti State.
Hon. Micheal Ogungbemi the Public Relations Officer of Ekiti ALGON said the Association would love to support the competition as a way to further expressed their solidarity for the stability of the state during the administration of governor Kayode Fayemi and beyond.
He noted that football was a major unifying factor globally hence the need for every stakeholder to key into the tournament.
Other members of the Ekiti ALGON EXCO who were excited to catch a glimpse of the trophy for Ekiti Obas Cup said its coming at the right time adding that it would be used as a tool to preach peace among all political office holders before , during and after the election in June.
Oba Micheal Adedeji has given his consent for the Youths in the community to form a team on his name that will participate in the Obas Cup.
The royal father made his intention known when he recieved the representatives of the football team hoping to represent the Owa-Oye at the Under 18 Ekiti Obas Cup.
The Ekiti Obas Cup Under 18 soccer Championship is expected to begin on April 27 and end on May 31 prior to the June 18 Ekiti Governorship election.