ΥBy Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Chairman of Cross Rivers State Football Association , Rt. Hon. Apostle Essien Ekpeyong Ayi on Friday, April 17, 2020, donated food items to players of Pelican Stars Football Club.
The FA Chairman was at the camp of
Pelican Stars on Friday with gifts aimed at supporting the team through hard times.
Kick442.com confirmed this in a phone conversation with two players of Pelican Stars Football Club. The players confirmed the donation and express appreciation to the donor.
Rt. Hon. Essien Ekpenyong Ayi is an indigene of Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State, Nigeria. He is a politician who has served as a member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Akpabuyo/Bakassi/Calabar South Constituency.
Kick442.com had earlier reported that Cross Rivers State Commissioner of information who was the Immediate past Commissioner of Sport, Asu Okang has assured Pelican Stars players that Governor Ayade will soon attend to their plea and their salaries will be paid very soon.
Players of Pelican Stars FC of Cross River State recently staged a protest outside Government House over salaries that they say have not been paid for ten months.
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