Foundation uses sports to curb crime among youths

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In its quest to curb increasing crime rate among youths, the Gregory Imafidon Foundation, plans to use football as a tool to enhance their capacities in chosen fields of endeavours.

Founder of the Foundation, Mr. Gregory Imafidon, in a release made available to Daily Sun, the increasing number of youths roaming the streets and engaging in atrocities could cause the nation dearly in the near future. Hence the need to take these children off the streets and make them more productive.

To this end, he said the Foundation plans to organise football competition among secondary school under the age of 15 and below. It is believed the event would hold in August, this year. It will be the second in the series.

According to the statement, “The competition is aimed at taking the youths off the street and engaging them in other meaningful activities to reduce the rate of crime.

“This second edition will include youth clubs from Edo State as well as clubs from the south- south…

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