By Festus Ahon
UGHELLIâ€”DELTA Steel Company (DSC) Ovwian-Aladja, Delta State has restated its determination to partner with the state government in the development of grassroots sports in the state.
Joint Managing Director of the company, Engr. Sam Nwabueze who stated this shortly after receiving a meritorious award presented to the company by members of the Aladja Football Organisation, noted that the company was alive to its corporate social responsibility to its host communities.
He maintained that sports was a tool for youth empowerment and stressed that the company would leave no stone unturned in its quest to make the impact of its existence felt by all Deltans.
Presenting the award, the Chief Organiser, Evwienure said the company was deserving of the award as a result of its ntribution to grassroots sport development in its operational area, particularly its assistance to the yearly Aladja grassroots football competition.
He commended the present management of the company for uplifting the living standard of the youths in and around its area of operation through the creation of employment opportunities and its train and engage programme.
Evwienure noted that the company has over the years been known for its corporate sports sponsorship and development, adding that the sponsorship assistance received from the company for last yearâ€™s â€œAladja Cup 2008â€ led to the