Prosperity Cup Organizers Congratulate Gov Diri Deputy Ewhrudjakpo On Second Term Inauguration

…To host an International Scouting Tournament in honour of their inauguration

Organizers of Nigeria’s biggest grassroots football tournament, the Bayelsa State Governor’s Football Tournament, christened the Prosperity Cup have congratulated Governor Douye Diri and his Deputy Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo on their successful second term Inauguration.

The organizers in a congratulatory message personally signed by the Director General of the tournament Mr. Ono K. Akpe described the governor’s first term as a great breakthrough for the people of Bayelsa State.

According to him, the November 11 polls signposted the reality and acceptance of the governor by the people of Bayelsa, expressing hope for the Prosperity Administration’s commitment towards the development of the state.

“It is heart-warming to witness your inauguration as Governor of Bayelsa, and I am grateful to the electorate in Bayelsa for shunning entreaties of retrogressive forces.”

The statement hails the governor’s unprecedented passion for the development of sports in his first tenure, which, according to him, has engaged many youths, meaningfully, particularly the Prosperity Cup.

Mr. Akpe notes that the governor’s unparalleled love for sports has given the Prosperity Cup a new dimension with more teams and the promotion of scouting programmes as tools for empowering our youth demography He added that the Prosperity Cup has given great opportunities for young Bayelsans to pursue their careers at the global level and presently over five of our talented footballers have been able to break into professional football careers here and abroad. One should be breaking into the celebrated premier league very shortly.

The statement explains that plans are at an advanced stage to host another international scouting tournament in the State by March in honour of the inauguration of the Miracle Governor, Senator Douye Diri and his Deputy Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo before the official kick-off of the Prosperity Cup Season 6.

Mr Ono Akpe lauded the Governor, Senator Douye Diri and his Deputy Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo for giving sports premium attention as well as appointing seasoned technocrats like the Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, wrestling Champion Daniel Igali who headed the sports sector in the past 4 years that brought innumerable laurels to the state and is destined to bring much more, he concluded.