The appointment was formerly effected on the 10th of March, 2013. The development was announced by the National President of the African Youths Sports Federation (AYSOF) Dr. Ahmed Lawal (CON) during a courtesy visit on the “Onyeshi-Agwuru, Omu II of Omuma, His Royal Highness, Eze Sir Monday, I Ojiegbe KSC (JP) at Umunachi village, Obiohia in Omuma local government of Rivers State on Saturday.
Dr. Lawal noted that the appointment of Eze Dr. S. A. Ogbueri was as a result of his sterling and tireless efforts of contributions in promoting sports in the country.
Dr. Lawal expressed confidence in the new chairman of AYSOF praying God to empower him with wisdom and divine health to do more in developing the youths in the society with African youths Sports federation (AYSOF).
The new chairman of the Africa youths Sports Federation (AYSOF) also received peace promoter medal award as a mark of his recognition in promoting peace through sports from the Africa Youths Sports Federation boss, Dr. Ahmed Lawal (MON).
Dr. Lawal used the occasion to disclose that retired Army General Dr. Yakubu Gowon is one of the Grand patrons of the African Youths Sports Federation (AYSOF).
Highlight of the occasion was the decoration of peace medal award on the traditional ruler of Omumaland, His Royal Highness Eze, Sir Monday I. Ojiegbe KSC (JP) by the new chairman of AYSOF Rivers State and South-South Eze Dr. Sylvanus A. Ogbueri at the occasion.
In his response, the chairman African Youths Sports Federation, (AYSOF), Eze Dr. Sylvanus A. Ogbueri promised that the focus of the African Youths Sports Federation (AYSOF) would continue to grow from strength to strength under his simple leadership in order that success would be achieved.
He thanked Dr. Lawal, the Grand Patron, Retired general Gowon, chairman and members of the Board of Directors of AYSOF for considering him worthy of being the chairman of AYSOF South-south geo-political zone and Rivers State.
Meanwhile, the peace medals awarded to Eze Dr. S. A. Ogbueri brings to a total of 50 from different organizations within and outside Nigeria, including the soccer award to him by the Africa Youths Sports Federation (AYSOF). ###