The desire and determination of St. Michael Catholic church, Evboesi Parish Rev Father Anthony Aisosa Osawe to promote sporting activities in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo today received a boost as the Edo state Sports Commission donated some sports equipment to the Parish as part of its contribution towards the realisation of the set goal of the parish
Presenting the equipment, the chairman of the Edo state sports Commission Yussuf Alli said the commission was pleased to support the good steps taken by the man of God in promoting sporting activities alongside the work of the ministry in his host community.
The items donated to Fr Osawe include eight footballs,Five volleyballs,one table Tennis board and a dozen of tennis balls with Rackets.
Receiving the items, Rev.Fr .Anthony Aisosa Osawe of St. Michael Catholic Church,Evboesi, expressed his Parish appreciation to Edo state sports Commission for the kind gesture.
” We requested for the sports equipment from Edo state government through the Sports Commission, and I am happy to receive them now from the Edo Sports Commission. We want to see how we can enhance sporting activities in Eboesi. We saw the need to enhance sporting activities in our community to help engage the youths meaningfully and as well promote evangelism in the area.
We believe that sports is a veritable tool to use in bringing the youth together and engage them positively. We thank the sports loving Edo state government and the sports Commission for this gesture. ” Father Osawe declared.