By Oladejo Ibrahim Ayobami
Supreme Distilleries Limited organised its second maiden talent hunt football competition among eight public primary schools in Ado-odo/Ota, Local Government area of Ogun State as part of their integrity, encryption, adherence in giving back to the community they domiciled in terms of productivity.
This corporate social responsibility was instituted to achieve a well organised football team, the company engaged the services of new star sports promotion, which handled the competition effectively.
S D L Jersey was obtained for each participating schools in different colours.
The event which began on 18th November, 2015, ended on 16th December same year, at the company’s open field, where Onibukun recorded a 2-nill victory over AUD Iju.
Human Resources Manager, Mr Olusimbo Adetuyi, in his opening address, maintained that aims and vision of SDL is to create an avenue for budding talents that will one day don the green white green jersey to represent the country at various levels.
In his speech, Baale of Iju Ota Land, Chief Najeem Alagbe, stressed the need to ensure cintinuity of the talent hunt by SDL, noting that the SDL have executed several projects in the community such as; drainage, Bolehole, standardized healthcare centre ,construction of classrooms for the public primary schools , provision of classroom chairs and tables.
He used the medium on behalf of the host community to show gratitude to the company for its total support.
In his closing remark, Comrade Opaleye Olasupo, Ota Area NAPSGAST chairman, appreciates SDL management for their foresight to prepare the pupils for future upbringing in sports industry. He equally implored the company to increase the numbers of participating schools to 16, so as to accommodate all four wards in Ota Local Government, during the next tournament.
His words “we will be grateful if SDL can extend their hand by particpating to sponsorship of inter- house sports competition in the very near future.
“God bless the sponsor abundantly and we wish you all present here safe journey to your various destinations he prayed, closing prayer was delivered by Pastor Adewale George.
The final match recorded 2-0 AC defeated AUD Iju 2-nil.
Supreme Distilleries Limited is committed to producing high quality alcohol and non alcoholic drinks, which meet customers requirements. The company started its operation in Iju, Ota, Ogun state in January 2011.