The Chairmanship aspirant of Lagos Mainland, Hon. Dayo Israel has concluded plans to host Nigeria’s Sport Minister, Solomon Dalung later this month. Dalung will visit Lagos Mainland on Saturday, September 24, 2016, to declare open the forthcoming “Dayo Israel Cup”, a tournament put together by Hon. Dayo Israel for members of the community.
The Sport Minister will declare the tourney open at the Ojo Oniyun Youth Centre, Odaliki Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos.
Scheduled to hold for 7 weekends in Lagos Mainland, the tournament feature 16 teams and will help identify talents from different parts of the community. The top three teams in the competition will be awarded cash prizes, trophies, and medals for their participation in the tournament.
Speaking on the forthcoming tournament, Hon. Dayo Israel, an Henley Business School Young Leader (Fellow), said that “in the last 6months there has been youth restiveness, violence and killings in the Local government.”
“It is my hope that this tournament and its aligning activities will bring an end to the various violence and gang wars in our LG. We hope it will promote unity among the youth and discourage cultism in the local government,” he added.
Dalung on his part was a Former LG Chairman in Plateau State. He was named “the man who brought coloured roofing sheet” due to his massive transformation of public facilities during his tenure as Chairman.