Dr Jimoh Ibrahim, business mogul and All Progressives Congress Candidate for Ondo South Senatorial District in the 2023 General Elections, has inaugurated a football tournament for youths in the district.
This is contained in a statement signed by Ibrahim and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Okitipupa, Ondo State.
The billionaire businessman said that the inauguration of the Jimoh Ibrahim Football Tournament was part of his efforts to stimulate youths’ interest in sports and deepen unity among them.
The tournament is scheduled from Jan. 20 to Feb. 20 across Okitipupa, Irele, Odigbo, Ilaje, Ese-Odo and Ile-Oluji-Oke-Igbo local government areas of Ondo State.
Ibrahim, also the Founder of University of Fortune, Igbotako, gave the fixtures as Ese-Odo versus Odigbo for Jan. 20, Ile-Oluji against Ilaje, Jan. 25; and Okitipupa versus Irele on Jan. 30.
“The tournament is an effort to stimulate interest in sports among the youth as well as cement unity among youths especially in Ondo South,” Ibrahim said.
Meanwhile, Ibrahim has appointed the Ese-Odo Local Government boss, Mrs Folawe Sipasi-Aluko, as Chairperson of the tournament.
He said that Dr Sunday Akinbiola, Publisher of Hero Magazine, would be the Secretary, while the other five council chairmen in the district would be co-directors.