…Receives Award Of Excellence
The Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Akwa Ibom State, Comrade Ini Ememobong, was on ground to perform the kickoff of the finals of the Oyubia Unity Football Competition organised in his Honour.
The match which was played between Eyo Ekerendu and Eyo Ebiekpi at the Methodist Central School, Oyubia witnessed huge turnout of people living in the community.
The competition ended after a penalty shoot-out in favour of Eyo Ekerendu and with a cash prize of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000) while Eyo Ebiekpi won the second place prize of Seventy Thousand Naira (N70,000) and Eyo Atte Abia the third place team smiled home with the sum of Fifty Thousand Naira (N50,000).
In his remarks, the Sponsor of the Competition and Chancellor of the Ini Ememobong Foundation, Mr Bassey Essang, thanked the Comrade for finding time to witness the finals of the Competition and also appreciated members of the community for their support.
Responding, the Learned Publicity Secretary commended the Sponsor of the Competition for the initiative as it was a means of bringing the community together and assured them of his continued support.
He also announced an increase in cash prizes during subsequent competitions.
The High point of the event was the presentation of an Award of Excellence by Oyubia Youth Council to Comrade Ememobong in recognition of his selfless service to the community.
Comrade Ememobong was accompanied by his amiable wife Barr. Mrs. Chinonyerem Ini Ememobong and staff members of the Publicity Secretariat.
Other attendees were, President and Members of Esu Nlap Oro Urue Offong/Oruko Chapter, President and Members of Oyubia Youth Council, Councillors, Traditional rulers amongst others.