As part of the programmes lined up to give a befitting burial to a beloved departed icon and father, Hon (Chief) Paul Ogbu, the general public has been invited to be part of a football match organized by Comrade Egbe Matthew Owuru, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth member, in Ibilla, Oju LGA, Benue State.
The ceremonial match will feature Amijika Football Club of Oju LGA versus Obi Stars of Obi LGA.
The match which is fixed for kick off 3.30pm at Oju Township Stadium on March 14, 2016, is powered by the House of Representatives Member representing Oju/Obi Federal Constituency, Hon. Samson Okwu, the Emwu Enyi 1 of Igede Nation.
It will be recalled that Chief Ogbu, a great hero of Igede politics passed on to glory recently and his funeral rites will be performed between March 14 and 15, 2016.