Ikpeazu Calls for Improvement of Club Football in Nigeria; Praises Inyama on Carl Academy

February 06 10:43 2021

Gov. Ikpeazu Calls For Improvement Of Football Clubs In Nigeria
The 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 like their cherished football Clubs like Chelsea, Arsenal,
Manchester United and the likes.

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 investment and environmental friendly
for any kind of business including sports with 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 on going at
every nooks and crannies 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 choosen profession.

In his speech, the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon
Chinedu Orji stressed that investing in the youths to be academically
and skillfully relevant remains one of the hallmarks of development
and advised the youths to be serious with their studies in order to
become responsible and champions that will do the State proud.

Similarly, the Member representing Umuahia State Constituency in the
ABSHA, Chief Jerry Uzosike and the Chairman Umuahia South LGA ,Chief
Humphrey Benson who thanked Governor Ikpeazu for his numerous
developmental projects in Umuahia South and the State at large and
also thanked the founder of the institution for investing and bringing
development down home and pledged their support to the academy which
will fish out future champions as well as creat employment
opportunities.

Also speaking, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chris Ezem
who congratulated Pastor Emeka Inyama and his wife for putting up a
legacy project that will go a long way in helping Government take the
State to the next level of development.
In his remarks, the Founder of the Football Academy, Pastor Emeka
Inyama noted that the school was a way of giving back to the society
of his more than 30 years experience in Sports business and a
deliberate effort at turning out future champions that will not only
do well in sports but academics and moral upbringing.

Pastor Inyama explained that most students of the academy are on his
scholarship and other well meaning individuals and thanked God for all
that he has done and all that has supported him in one way the other.

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