Chairman and chief executive officer of Kada City FC of Kaduna, Hon Abubakar Adams Ekene has bagged an award of excellence, courtesy of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) Youth wing.
Making the presentation at his residence in an event that coincided with SOKAPU’s meeting in solidarity of his political aspiration tagged ‘Ekene is coming’, SOKAPU national youth leader, Comrade John Isaac said that Ekene’s contributions in the area of sports and peace building in Southern Kaduna is quite commendable.
“We have monitored Ekene’s antecedents and his numerous contributions in sports and youth empowerment in Southern Kaduna, hence the award being presented to him. This is to encourage him to continue the good works”.
“We urge him to continue the good works of touching lives positively, he is being noticed and will certainly be rewarded even beyond this.” Isaac said.
It would be recalled that Ekene contested for the House of Representatives seat in Chikun/ Kajuru Federal Constituency of Kaduna state in 2019 but was not successful.
Responding, Ekene said the award came to him as a surprise and expressed gratitude to the SOKAPU youth wing for recognising his modest contributions politically, through sports and other areas, not only to his immediate constituency but to Southern Kaduna and Kaduna State at large.
He assured that the award will further spur him to continue his good works while soliciting for prayers from all and sundry.