The paramount ruler of Ichida Community in Anaocha LGA, Anambra State, HRM Igwe Charles N. Ezeudogu (Igwe Uwazuruonye, Obi II of Ichida), has promised to invest the sum of fifty million naira (N50m) in Obama Healthcare programme for the entire Ichida people.
The monarch, who made the disclosure at the recently concluded Ozalla Muoghalu Football Cup Tournament which took place at Ezeokpu Mini-Sports Stadium, Ichida on the 31st of March, 2018 said that the healthcare facility would run for five (5) years, meaning that each of the 5 years would consume N10m.
The CEO, Chalisco West Africa Limited, added that the facility would be accessible to all and sundry in Ichida land.
The sports enthusiast, who presented the trophy to this year’s winners of the competition, Young Stars Football of Lagos, also lauded United Friends of Bayelsa Football Club for coming second, the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) and other teams that participated in the tournament, which include: City Warriors of Warri and Sunshine FC of Onitsha.
Speaking earlier, the cup donor and sponsor of the tournament, High Chief Lord Mike Ezedimora (Ugonabo Ichida), who was commended by the monarch, opined that his interest in sponsoring the competition annually was not only to expose hidden talents in Ichida, but to foster unity among communities in Ichida.
In a chat with newsmen, Chief Henry Micah Biterefie II (Ayebabaraghobiterefie) of Sambo-Ama, Twon Brass Kingdom, Bayelsa State, applauded the humanitarian gesture of Chief Ezedimora and the peaceful disposition of all the teams.
He further lauded United Friends of Bayelsa FC for given a good fight to their opponent, Young Stars FC of Lagos who emerged victorious at the end of the day.
The game ended 5-3 in favour of Young Stars FC of Lagos at the end of a penalty kick
Some eminent personalities and notable companies that sponsored the the tournament include: Chief Tochukwu Nzekwe (Ezeani Omenife Ichida), HRM Igwe Sir Charles Ezeudogu, Chief Ogochukwu Anaedo, Chief Dr. Emma Bishop Okonkwo, High Chief Raymond Okoye, Chief Uchenna Ejelelue Ezeani and Chief Sir Ernest Elochukwu (Ichie Ezeyibeya).
Some of the companies also include: Ekulo Group of Companies, Nestello Gateways Group, Rivman Nigeria Limited, Best Anakey Nig. Limited, Akogate Nig. Limited and Free Duty Supermarket, among others.