On sunday in abakaliki the capital of EBONYI state. The governor , Gov David umahi made a promise to the corps members that from September 2018 they will all receive an allowance of ten thousand naira each. He said this, while opening the maiden David umahi tertiary institution game ( DUMTIGA) at pa Ngele oruta staduim which is located at Abakiliki
His actions were taken due to the turn out of the corps members for the competition. The governor said the corps members had actually proven to be active and ready for the service to the nation.
The governor would be happy if the state existence can act as the corps members. He promised the corps members that addition to their new state allowance, they will also recieve 6 millions for their transportation and these will be paid at the end of September.
Governor umahi also gave 3 million for the transportation of other team especially the EBONYI state University team who are playing the male football openings made with corps members.
The governor gave an assurance to his people that the unity of EBONYI state will be strengthened by this team formation. The team of both male and female will be involved in the national football competition starting january 2019. Gov umahi said they will never be withdrawn even if they all take off at once .
The EBONYI state government has released funds to make sure that sports competition are going on smoothly and as it ought to
Comissioner for sports and youth development, the person of charlse Akpuebika was directed by the governor to organise the formation of two football teams invoving two states before the year comes to an end.
Governor umahi spoke of renovating the oruta stadium located at Ngele Abakaliki and promoting grassroot spots .
All these are all coming to reality he said.