His Excellency, Senator Douye Diri, this evening graced the finals of the maiden edition of the football tournament sponsored by Senator representing Bayelsa West and former Governor, Senator Seriake Dickson.
The tournament tagged,” Ofurumapepe cup is for all communities in Sagbama and Ekeremor Local Government Areas.
Odoni community lifted the cup after a one-nil victory over Toru-gbene community.
Gov. Diri, who was the Special Guest of Honour, at the finals held at the Sagbama town football pitch, commended Senator Dickson for the tournament aimed at discovering young talents for a rewarding footballing career.
Gov. Diri advised other members of the National Assembly from the State to replicate this competition in their various constituencies.
“I want to thank Your Excellency, the Senator for trying at this very rough economic times to come up with a competition to engage our youth and particularly, in this season of Yuletide.
Let me use this opportunity to call on our representatives at the National level to replicate what His Excellency, the distinguished Senator is doing in Bayelsa West Senatorial District, and we believe that this is the only way to bring our Youths to the line of discovering themselves. I’m very sure that at the end of this competition, we will discover some new talents again.

So, let me on behalf of your Government and the good people of the state, say a very big thank you to you, and congratulations

and appreciations for the thoughtfulness of engaging our Boys in this times.”