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Ijaw, Itsekiri relations get boost

WARRI—THE growing peaceful relationship between Itsekiri in Warri South Local Government Area, Delta State, under the auspices of Joint Communities’ Sport Development, Ugbomefa, and Ijaw of Warri South-West Local Government Area, received a major boost, yesterday, when Julius Berger Services Nigeria Limited, JBSN, presented cheques and footballs to two football clubs from the two ethnic nationalities.

Terminal Manager, JBSN, Mr. Sascha Gattschau, at the presentation in Warri, said that the donations to the two football clubs, Net Breakers FC from Itsekiri host communities and Ogbe-Ijoh United FC, representing Ijaw host communities, was to foster the existing peace between the ethnic nationalities and  promote football in the area with a view to creating employment opportunities for the youths.

Coaches of both clubs, Prophet Ogbe and Payebo Koremene, thanked Julius Berger for its continuous support of sports in the area and promised to make judicious use of the footballs and financial support.


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