By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba
The CEO of FC Ifeanyi Uba Football Club and stadium, Dr. Ifeanyi Patrick Uba, has proposed Two Million Naira for football tournament for the Catholic Youth Organisation of Nigeria (CYON), Awka Diocese, within Anambra South Senatorial Zone.
Uba, who is the Young Progressives Party (YPP) candidate for the 2019 Senatorial Election for Anambra South Senatorial Zone, made this known when he hosted the leaders of the Catholic laity at his Nnewi country home, Anambra State, recently.
Dr. Uba, who was commended by many for his unique love for the youths, said his interest has been to create enabling avenues for youths’ empowerment and transformation. He promised to provide kits for the players so as to ensure hitch-free football sports competition expected to take place among the Awka Diocesan Catholic youths whose parishes were within Anambra South Senatorial Zone.
He announced scholarship grant for100 Indigent students of the Awka Diocesan youths as one of his first projects for the Anambra South Senatorial Zone, after the election.