The flag bearer and newly elected of Awka South Constituency 2 in the State House of Rep Dr Chuma Okoye (NWANAYOEZE) has said he will use his new office to make sure every youth under his zone enjoys every benefit they deserve from the state government.
In a brief chat with SportsDay after his elected into the office, Okoye maintained that he will bring to light a good development through sports especially football to make sure every young boy in Awka South has something to keep body and soul bust as well earn their living.
According to him, “Time has come when I will put all my ideas into work to make sure the youth and mothers of my constituency enjoys the benefit from the state government.
“In the past five years, I have been sponsoring football tournament in my zone with Amawbia and Awka zone. I have done much in bring youths from different town under my constituency together through soccer and since then it been wonderful.
“However this time it is going to be a different goal game because I have a big task on my shoulder and that I must fulfil for my people.
“I am going to set up a football academy within my constituency that will have the sole responsibility of discovery and nurturing players that has the talent to be next JJ Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo,Messi ,Ronaldo and others.
“I have already laid the foundation and all the necessary platform for it to be structured sustain throughout my tenure in office. The committee has been set up. Each community in my constituency has a representative. And I so much have faith in them.
“ As you know that football is one game that unite the society as community. Indeed football hears every language. I intend to achieve it by constructing a good football pitch within my constituency. Where these various communities that make up my constituency will always assemble to play unity cup.
Moreover, there are other incentives for the youths of Awka South constituency
We shall award scholarship when the time comes.Training and retraining on the area of self reliance. Skill Acquisition and all that.