Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has charged football lovers and fans in the country and beyond to work harder in ensuring that Enyimba Football Club and Abia Warriors operate and attain the same level as their cherished foreign football Clubs.
Governor Ikpeazu who gave the charge at the maiden graduation ceremony of Carl Academy And Football College located opposite NTA, along Enugu – Port Harcourt Express Way, Ubakala in Umuahia South LGA of the State, noted that Abia State is an investment and environmentally friendly for any kind of business including sports with a detailed security network for lives and properties.
Governor Ikpeazu represented by his Deputy, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu lauded the founder and proprietor of the Carl Academy And Football College Pastor and Pastor Mrs Emeka Inyama for their Wisdom in citing the Football Academy in Umuahia South and the State, equipping youths with academic knowledge and skills that will make them independent and self-reliant like the Education For Employment programme.
He reaffirmed his administration support for investors willing to invest in the State, pointing out that massive road rehabilitation and massive rehabilitation and infrastructural development is ongoing at every nooks and cranny of the State and appealed to graduating students to be good ambassadors of the institution while more awareness should be created on the existence of the Football Academy to the outside world as well as follow up on graduating students to
ensure that they excel in their chosen profession.