Ojugbaye Comprehensive High School, Imesi-Ekiti defeated Aisegba Community Grammar School, Aisegba by five goals to three (5-3) in the finals of the Kayode Adamolekun Foundation Cup and went home with a princely N300,000 donated by the organizer of the tournament.
The runner up, Aisegba Community Grammar School smiled home with a sum of N200,000. and the third place, Iluomoba Community Grammar School got a sum of N150,000.00.
There were prices for the highest goal scorer, Olawole Saliu, the best goal keeper, Ayantoye Ebenezer, MVP Jose Suleiman, most passionate player, Wahab Yahaya. Each of them got N100,000.00.
Eight school in the Gboying local government area of the state participated in the tournament
The Kayode Foundation Cup put together by a philanthropist is to curb the menace of drug abuse among the youths in the LGA with the theme of “playing for a
drug free society’
Speaking at the closing ceremony, Engr. Kayode Adamolekun disclosed “We decided to share our message through sports because we recognize the influence of sports on young minds”.
“We don’t know how valuable our dreams are until we see others who are being helped because we dared to believe it enough. It didn’t look like my life was full of prospects while growing up ,but I didn’t allow the challenges I faced to discourage me and neither did I allow my background to keep my back to the ground. I believe my life is a testament to what a man looks like when he refuses to give up”
“Today, I am celebrating two things the power of a fulfilled dream and the value of a fulfilled life. Kayode Adamolekun Foundation started from a genuine desire to share out of the little that God has given me with others.”
Adamolekun,who is a Mining Engineer and founder of Hardarms Farms, a subsidiary of Hardarms Concepts Nigeria Limited and an alumnus of the school while charging the students to shun away every vices that has to do with drugs “a drug-free society is valuable because it promotes community safety and well-being. Drug use can have a significant impact on communities as it can lead to crime, violence and social disintegration.
Former Super Eagles star, Mutiu Adepoju, among several dignitaries grace the finals of the tournament urging the future stars to shun away substance enhance performance in their quest to be a future stars.