The member representing Itu State Constituency in the House of Assembly, Mr. Idongesit Ituen, has called on well placed indigenes of Itam to support the development of sports in the area.
Mr. Ituen, who made the call at the kick-off of this year’s West Itam Unity Football League at the Q-I-C Primary School, Nnung Ukot Itam, said talents in the area should be encouraged to attain national reckoning.
He said already, he has set a machinery in motion to transform football teams in Itam to reach higher heights.
The Chairman, House Committee on Works and Transport, charged football players to be more serious in the game in such a way that they make it a career.
The Chairman of the West Itam Football Association, Mr. Patrick Simon, said the league was an annual soccer event aimed at promoting peace, love and unity among the people of West Itam.