The representatives of Bullet Energy Drink Chukwunonso Okeke-Ojide, on Wednesday urged the corporate bodies not to relent in their effort at backing the sponsorship of grassroots sports.
Okeke-Ojide told newsmen in Lagos that the company was committed to youth development through sports.
Sunmak, he said was currently sponsoring the ongoing Sam Oguche Basketball Camp at the National Stadium, Lagos.
The clinic, which kicked off on Aug. 17 would end on Aug. 19 at National Stadium. The camp is for boy and girls between the ages of 14 to 16
“We are proud to associate with the Sam Oguche Basketball Camp; it is our second time around after being a part of the programme earlier in March in Abuja.
“With the help of the experienced coaches on ground, the youngsters will able to acquire the necessary information on the rudiments and application of techniques of the game they desire at this stage.”
“We are partnering with Sam Oguche, who was an ex-international to see him as a perfect role model, who can impact positively into the life of the youth,’’ Okeke-Ojide said.
According to him as a company, we are doing well in Nigeria’s economy as we are trying to give back to the country and hopefully impact in the lives of the youths.
“Basketball is a great sport in Nigeria we are happy to be associated with the camp, which already has no fewer than 150 participants,’’ Okeke-Ojide said.
Meanwhile, Christopher Nomigo, coach of the Dodan Warriors Basketball Club of Lagos, who is one of the coaches handling the participants, expressed satisfaction at the large turnout at the event.