On Sunday 31st July, 2022 the Member representing Barkin Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency and PDP Senate Candidate for Plateau North has said sport remains a veritable tool for the promotion of unity and peaceful coexistence which in turn has the propensity to engender rapid development when the right leadership is in place.
The Federal Lawmaker made this known during the finals of the 6th Edition of the Diye, Dadin-Kowa and Zarmaganda Old Timers Annual Football Tournament in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
“Sports are veritable tools in fostering unity, harmonious living and peaceful coexistence” he said.
He commended the Team for the high level of discipline, resilience and professionalism demonstrated all through the match.
He hinted that being a lover of Football who has consistently organized Football Tournament, his plan is to build a Game Centre in the future where talents that will compete creditably with International standards will be produced.
The Lawmaker supported the highest goal scorer, Peter Gyang and the Organizers financially and promised to continue supporting meaningful and progressive activities and programmes that will have significant impacts to humanity and the society.
The Tournament which was won by Akwa United against Kwara United through in a 2-Nil feat held at RCM Primary School and was well attended by the Executives of the Plateau State Football Association led by the Chairman Hon. Sunday Samson Longbap, football Enthusiasts and Fans of the Team.
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