A member of the house of representatives from Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency of Oyo State, Hon. Shina Peller, has called on corporate organizations and individuals to continuously take advantage of sports as a tool for promoting unity, youth development and national integration.
Peller stated this on his Instagram page, where he talked about the Novelty Football Match organized in Ibadan on Saturday 3rd October 2020 by SuperKarrot Entertainment in conjunction with Triple W Liquor and AY Stitches.
On the Instagram page, Peller explained that he was part of the football match which was between Bodija FC and Ring Road FC, whilst he added that he played for the Bodija FC which won on 2 goals to 1 against Ring Road FC.
Furthermore, the federal legislator went on to describe football as a universal language that helps to connect people together irrespective of tribe, political or religious belief and enjoined corporate organizations and individuals to leverage continuously on this in promoting unity and youth development.
His post read below:
“Yesterday, I was part of the Novelty football match organized in Ibadan by SuperKarrot Entertainment in conjunction with Triple W liguor and AY Stitches.
“The match was between Bodija FC and Ring road FC. and it was played at Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort, Oloyo village in Ona-Ara local government, Ibadan. I played for the Bodija FC, and we won on 2 goals to 1 against Ring Road FC.
“Football is a universal language that helps to connect people together irrespective of tribe, political or religious belief. Therefore, it is very important that we continue promoting sports in whatever way we deem fit. I commend the organizers of the match for coming up with such an initiative.”