In line with its principle of appreciating and encouraging philanthropy and community development, Nnewi Sports Club will tonight, bestow its Prestigious Award of Excellence on the Senator representing Anambra South and Candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) for the 2023 Anambra South Senatorial Election Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah. Speaking about the occasion, the Nnewi Sports Club President Chief Ifeanyi Ezekaka said that the award is meant to appreciate Senator Ubah for his giant efforts in youth, sports and community development and to also thank him for single handedly building an ultramodern facility for the club which is presently the largest and the best in South Eastern Nigeria.
Chief Ezekaka also described Senator Ubah as a great asset to ndị Nnewi, Anambra, and Nigeria in general. Speaking further on the efforts of the Senator towards Nnewi community development, Chief Ezekaka said that the Senator remains the largest employer of Labour in the town. He further revealed that even before joining politics, the Senator has impacted the lives of ndị Nnewi by building international facilities that employed the youths and promoted the economy of the community. According to him, some of the facilities the Senator built in Nnewi before joining politics include the Ifeanyi Ubah International Stadium and Authority Radio Station. Chief Ezekaka further described the Senator as a one in a million philanthropist whose acts of benevolence can be felt in all areas, including religion. He further said that the Cathedral Building of the Nnewi Catholic Diocese, which is near completion, was started by the Senator before he joined politics and is singly handedly funded by him.
The Nnewi Sports Club President also described Senator Ubah as a great force that partnered with the institution of the state to save ndị Nnewi, ụmụ Anambra and Nigerians in general during COVID-19 and He said that while the state and citizens were battling the pandemic, Senator Ubah convened prominent citizens to build ultramodern medical and isolation centers at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (Permanent Site), Nnewi and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. He went on to say that the amazing part of both gigantic projects is that they were completed within a period of one year and handed over to the management of the aforementioned institutions.
Senator Ubah, who is fully committed to human capacity building and sports development, also assures them that he will never relent in putting in efforts towards promoting the wellbeing of the people. He also appreciated the club for their selfless efforts towards the development of Nnewi and informed them that the facility is part of his support for their selfless activities.
The new ultramodern facility donated to the Club by Senator Ubah will be officially unveiled on December 9, 2022..