Sidney Emoyon Oseghale Foundation Fostering Community Peace and Unity through Sports.
•• Peace is Paramount..Hon. Felix Ibhade
The Sidney Emoyon Oseghale Foundation has said it is promoting unity, peace and tolerance amongst various Communities in Esan Central Local Government Area Of Edo State through Sport.
The President and founder of the Foundation Mr. Sidney Emoyon Oseghale said that Esan Central consist of various Communities, wards and different political affiliations, religious beliefs who decided to shelf there political differences to promote unity through the game of football.
He noted that the maiden edition of the Sidney Emoyon Oseghale Foundation Unity Cup football competition is aimed at fostering peace, and uniting the good people of Esan Central local government.
“We think football is a means we can use to Forster peace amongst us. We should know that first, we humans, Nigerians, Esan before we belong to any political party or associations, and so we must work to create harmony for all” Sidney Emoyon Oseghale told Radioesanreporter through Phone.
He said this competition is actually a test run for what is actually going to be a Senatorial Competition amongst the 5 local government area in Edo Central Senatorial District.
Other humanitarian efforts the foundation has demonstrated recently was the supply of school materials to indigents students, payment of hospital bills for indigent patients, etc.
On his part, the Chairman local Organizing Committee (LOC) Hon. Felix Ibhade thanked the President of the foundation for this initiative. He said the various wards in Esan Central Local Government embraced this initiative because they support whatever will bring peace to the local government area and Nigeria in general.
Hon. Ibhade urged government and other stakeholders to contribute their quoter towards tackling many crises in Nigeria, saying peace is Paramount.