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Nigerian Energetic Defender, Oyewale Thrills in Italy



Watching the exploits of Oyewale Sulaiman in every league game in the colours of Giugliano Calcio of Italy, there is no doubt that the Nigerian player is a definition of modern day defender.

Oyewale, a very energetic left full back can also function as a wing- back depending on the tactical formation of his coach and he has performed tremendously to the admiration of the management of the club and fans.

Naturally gifted with great speed that makes it easy for him overlap freely, while orchestrating the attack of his team from the left wing, he has been able to contribute to the fortunes of Giugliano, as the team continues to make progress to gain promotion to Seria B in the Italian league.

He was a class act in the game against  Avelino away when he came as a replacement for Lorenzo D’ Alessio in the 24th munute, where he able to thwart the attacking forays of Avelino attackers from the left side and the tide quickly changed in the favour of his team as the game progressed.

The rare gem of a defender was very resolute helping his teammates to frustrate all the attempts of Avellino to equalise after Giugliano went ahead in the 68th through Gioielli Esposito.

It was a game hard fought and victory well deserved for Giugliano, which took the team to the 20points from 13 games and I a modest 5th position in their quest to gain promotion.

In a brief chat with the media, Oyewale said that he and his teammates will continue to work hard, adding that promotion is still  possible and winning at away against Avellino was very encouraging.

“The most important thing for me, is to continue to work hard, continue to improve my game. That is the focus of every player in the team. We will continue to work harder, Oyewale said.
“We were glad to win Avellino. It was a very difficult game, but we worked very hard, cover for one another to secure the valuable away maximum points.

“If we continue to get favourable results in our league games, then I strongly think that promotion is very possible. Personally, I want to continue to work hard so as to be I the plans of the coach in every game,” he said.

It appears that it will be another weekend of maximum points for Giugliano when the welcome Monopoli in the match day 14 fixture at home.

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DG NYSC Urges Corps Members On Peaceful Co-Existence



….As Abia Swears-in 1,698 PCMs
The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General YD Ahmed has advised Corps Members to live in peace with one another, make new friends and use the opportunities of the service year to foster national unity and integration.

He gave the advise in his address to the 2023 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Corps Members during his visit to Abia State Orientation Camp in Umuna, Bende Local Government Area of the State.

General Ahmed said the Scheme was established to foster national unity and integration, hence the need for all serving and prospective Corps Members to key into the NYSC project for national development.

Speaking further, the Director General warned the Corps Members against night travelling and also travelling without obtaining permission from the Scheme. He warned that unauthorized travelling attracts sanctions in line with NYSC byelaws.

The Abia State Governor, Dr Alex Otti in his address at the Swearing-in Ceremony urged the Corps Members to utilize the abundant opportunities around them to develop themselves and also use them to contribute their quota to the socio-economic development of the State.

The Governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Sir Nwobilor Ananaba promised his continuous support for the NYSC in Abia State.

He advised the Corps Members to abide by the tenets of their Oath of Allegiance and conduct themselves as good ambassadors of their families, institutions and NYSC during and after their service year.

In her address, the NYSC Abia State Coordinator, Mrs Dick-Iruenabere Ufoma urged the Corps Members to participate fully in all Orientation Camp activities, as they would serve as veritable tools in the dissemination of information and aid the implementation of the laudable policies of the State Government.

“The NYSC Management will give you the necessary support to make the desired impact. The Scheme also aims at inculcating discipline in our youths and instilling in them the spirit of patriotism and loyal service to the nation.

You must obey all camp officials and no form of insubordination, truancy, including drug abuse and secret cult activities will be tolerated in camp and throughout the service year”, she said.

During the ceremony, the Abia State Chief Judge, Justice Lilian Abai represented by Justice Anya Benson administered the Oath of Allegiance on the 1,698 Prospective Corps Members made up of 891 males and 807 females.

General Ahmed, who was among the dignitaries that witnessed the Swearing-in Ceremony was accompanied by the Director, Special Duties, Alhaji Musa Abubakar and Director Press and Public Relations, Mr Eddy Megwa.

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