Oba Elegushi unveils Legends for Peace Cup

Football has been thrust forward once again as a most veritable tool for peaceful and harmonious co-existence among people of the world.
That much was highlighted Thursday in Lagos, at the royal palace of His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla 111, at the official presentation and draws of the inaugural Elegushi Peace Cup tagged ’11:45′.
The football competition which will feature Team Nollywood, Team Comedy, Team Music and Team Football, will see entertainers and ex-Nigeria football stars taking the promotion of peace and harmonious co-existence among Nigerians to the football pitch.
In his opening remarks at the event, Chairman of the organising committee, Prince Dapo Ajibade, reiterated the need for Nigerians to continue to work and ensure peace in the country.
“We are using football and stars of the entertainment industry as well as ex-Nigeria footballers to further propagate peace and the benefits of peaceful co-existence among our people,” he stressed.
On his part, Oba Saheed Elegushi praised the organizers of the event slated to hold April 9, 2021, at the Hilario Campos stadium, Lagos Island, Lagos for the great initiative.
While emphasizing the importance of peace in the land, Oba Elegushi promised to fully support the event.
Some of the guests who attended the event included, Lagos State Commissioner of Home Affairs, Hon. Anofiu Elegushi, Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Sola Aiyepekun and Senior Special Assistant on Sports to Lagos State Governor, Prince Anthony Adeyinka Adeboye.
Others were the National Chairman, Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Amb (Rev). Samuel Ikpea; President, Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria, Tijani Babangida, MON; Ex-Nigeria International and Wasiu Ipaye.
Members of the entertainment industry who attended included musician Zlatan, comedian Seyi Law, Yoruba movie star Ijebu, amongst others.

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