Various speakers at the first ever Bayelsa sports summit have showered encomiums on FIFA match agent and CEO of Monimichelle Sports Facility Construction Ltd, Mr. Ebi Egbe who hosted the event.
Dr. Peter Singabele who was recently appointed as a member of Confederation of African Football (CAF) medical team commended his frantic efforts in the private sector to take the bull by the horn to assist government to develop the sports industry in and outside Bayelsa state.
He said Mr. Egbe is a patriotic young man, whose dream is to ensure that Bayelsa state get the best in terms of sports development, adding that he should not relent in this direction.
In the same vein, the state commissioner of sports, Mr. Perekiye Buruboyefe who stood in for Governor Seriake Dickson at the event spoke highly of the FIFA match agent.
He described him as a person who is ready to add extra mile on whatever responsibility bestowed on him by offering his selfless service to the development of Bayelsa state.
Meanwhile, a communiqué issued at the end of the sports summit commends the organizers and advocated the need for actors in the sports industry to collaborate to develop sports in Bayelsa state.
Not only that, regular sports meets should be organized at both local and state levels, appointment of seasoned, creative and knowledgeable sports administrators, implementation of a sports policy in line with global practices and public-private partnership funding of sports in Bayelsa state.
Others include the provision of adequate sports facilities across the eight local government areas of the state, the encouragement of grassroot sports development to discover talent, motivation of sports men and women, school sports, involving the media in sports, a blue print for short, long and medium term of sports development and for the ministry of sports to organize annual sports festivals and be replicated in the local government areas.
The CEO of Monimichelle Sports Facility Construction Ltd, Mr. Egbe used the occasion to award individuals and corporate organizations that have contributed enormously in the sports industry.