Bishop Onuoha Commends Para-power lifting team from Abia for winning Medals
The president of Vision Africa International, Bishop Sunday Onuoha has commended team Abia that won ten medals in para-power lifting during the national sports festival held in Asaba Delta state in 2022.
Bishop Onuoha made the commendation when he received the Abia team that represented the state led by their coach, Mr Jude Ihearulam in Umuahia. He also congratulated them for doing Abia proud and urged them not to reduce the vigor that gave them the medals.
Bishop Onuoha who is the patron of the joint national association of persons with disabilities, south east promised to strengthen the sport sector if elected governor come March this year and pledged to turn Nsulu games village to what it should be, by providing employment opportunities for people.
He also urged the physically challenged sports team not to relent in their efforts in making the state proud, adding that sports is bigger than soccer.
According to him, the sports academy which is part of his dream if elected governor would provide multiple job opportunities for Abians.
Earlier in his speech, the coach of Abia para-power lifting games, Mr Jude Ihearulam said they won ten medals.
He revealed that the team captain, Obioma Aligekwe won two gold medals, Onyinyechi Mark two gold medals, Ifeanyi Nbajiofor two bronze medals, Blessing Nwakanma two bronze medals and Joy Nwogu won one silver medal.