To give back to humanity and in support of physically challenged persons on Independence Day, the Cross River State Commissioner for International Development, Dr Inyang Asibong joined her counterpart from the Ministry of Sports and Cinematography, Chief Offu Aya to flag off the the 2020 Para-soccer novelty Match.
The event which was put together by the Paradise Para-soccer Team in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports and Ministry of International Development Cooperation, held at Botanical park field Calabar
The program tagged, “match for the vulnerable” according to Dr. Inyang Asibong, was a novelty tournament to celebrate the “unity in diversity of Nigeria and indivisibility of our country starting from Cross River”.
“I am happy that the Ministry of Sports has assured them of their participation at National and International competitions, and as a Ministry with Global presence, we are going to partner and support them.
“Governor Ben Ayade is particularly interested in the vulnerables whom despite their challenges , have the resilience to do something noble that can bring Cross River and Nigeria to International focus’ she added.
The Event was attended by the Commissioner for Sports and Cinematography as well as other top government functionaries.