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Invest in sports, education, cleric urges govt

Nigerians and the Church have been enjoined to positively, gainfully and constructively invest in Sports and Education, for the country to re-possess her lost glory, especially in global sporting excellence.

In addition, the wealthy and well-meaning Nigerians have been charged to passionately create a meaningful road map for early discovery of worthy young talents as a weapon to arrest the prevalent drug abuse and other vices that sometimes destroy the good image of Nigeria.

These remarks were made by the President, Men’s Fellowship, Lagos Diocese, Methodist Church of Nigeria, Sir(Professor) Adolphus Owolabi Somorin at the maiden Fund Raising Novelty Football match between the pupils of Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos and Methodist Boys High School, Lagos, held at the Main Bowl of the Sporting Complex, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos.

The event which was chaired by the CEO, CHAMS International Nigeria. PLC, Sir Ademola Aladekomo, also featured a novelty match between the Lagos Islanders and the Lagos Mainlanders — The Executives of the Men’s Fellowship of the Lagos and Mainland Dioceses of the church.

Sir Somorin told the gathering the need for such a competition, as a vehicle to raise funds for the upkeep of the society, early identify the nation’s potentials as well as to massively and effectively promote evangelism, especially among the youths.


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