Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Chairman of Mapcotec Nigeria Limited, Surveyor (Dr.) Segun Osifeso, will on Wednessday kick off the second edition of the annual Ota Police Area Commander’s football championship at the Nigeria Distilleries Limited (NDL) Ota, Ogun State sports ground.

According to the organisers, AYSON Promotions, the competition will feature twelve teams from the twelve Police Divisional headquaters under the Ota Police Area command.

President of AYSON Promotions, High Chief Hassan Abolade, said in a statement that all arrangements have been made to ensure the sucess of the competition, stressing that the finals of the championship will hold at the NDL sports ground on May 19.

He said as part of the activities lined up for the opening ceremony, a novelty match between members of the Police-Community Relations Committee (PCRC) of the Ota Police Area command and Iloye Area Community Developmen Committe (CDC) would be held before the opening match between last year’s winners, Itele Police Divisional headquaters and the first runners-up, Ado-Odo/Ota Police Divisional headquaters.

Abolade said, “The annual Ota Police Area Commander’s football championship is being organised in order to improve the skills of men and officers of the command, promote good relations and mutual understanding between the Police and members of the Communities under the Area Command and also as part of the organisation’s contributioon towards the growth of sport in Nigeria.