JAWOM partners BB4P on league for Zaria Churches
By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON, Kaduna.
In its bid at ensuring that sporting talents are discovered from places of worship, the Jesus is Life Outreach Ministries (JAWOM) will partner with Basketball For Peace (BB4P) in organizing an annual league for Churches in Zaria.
General overseer of JAWOM, Bishop Tunde Bakare disclosed this while speaking at the a sporting competition organized to mark the 20th anniversary of the ministry held at the JAWOM Sports For Life Peace Zone in Zaria at the weekend.
According to him, he wants the sporting fiesta to be a permanent event in all the Church’s future Master Coventions. He explained that the importance of sports cannot be overemphasized, in view of its importance in ensuring good health, as well as its economic benefits to professional sportsmen and women.
“In view of this, JAWOM in collaboration with BB4P will sponsor annually, a larger Zaria Churches League Season,” he stated.
Meanwhile, a total of eight Churches participated in the competition; tagged Sports For Life. They are Chapel of Redemption, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, All Saint’s
Anglican, Cherubim and Seraphim Movement, JAWOM, Calvary Baptist
Church, Hekan and ECWA.
All Saints Anglican emerged winners, beating its seven opponents to
lift the trophy.
It was co-sponsored by RCCG Palace Katy, Texas, USA, who provided jerseys for players, medals, balls and trophies. JAWOM provided certificates, refreshment and logistics.