By: Ovedhe Jerry.

In order to curb Youths restiveness in Owhelogbo community, the President General of Owhelogbo community, Isoko North Local government area of Delta State, Prince Simon Enajedu has yesterday, presented sports facilities to the youths to encourage them participate in sport actitivities.

Prince Enajedu in a meeting with youths at the Owhelogbo town hall enjoined the youths to make themselves more useful in ensuring that they maintain the good name the community had in terms of sport.

While presenting the items, which includes: four FIFA footballs and a trophy to the sports coordinator of Owhelogbo youths, Oziwele Bornedavis, he said the facilities were to enhance the youths in their training ahead of the community competition which is to kick-off later this year.

In his words: ”Sports is an instrument of development, I think they will do well if they are encouraged that is why I am donating this items to you all in order to curb youth restiveness among you.

”Owhelogbo is not a bad community in terms of sport, and I want you all to maintain that name. You all should cultivate the spirit of sportsmanship.

He added that, the competitions  will be an avenue for talents hunt which enable clubs and the Delta State Government Sports official to discover youths talents within the community.

The President General also donated a sum of 60,000 naira which will be shared among the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place positions in the competition to be kick-off in early December this year.

He said the money will be on yearly basis even after his tenure as President General of the community.

In a swift response, the sports coordinator of Owhelogbo Youths, Oziwele Bornedavis Ighowowho, commended the President General for his kind gestures towards the youths, promising that, they will utilize the available opportunity and earn a living from it”.

He stressed that; the youths will elect representatives from each quarter of the community in no distance time that will form the Owhelogbo sports committee.

He however sued for the assistance of other meaningful indigenes of the community to emulate the steps of the President General in order realizes the set goal for sport in the community.