By APN Reporter
Youth in Ndorwa county East and Uganda as a whole have been urged to embrace sports as a way of fostering unity and togetherness.
The call was on Wednesday made by the state Minister of finance David Bahati in a message read for him by Captain Edward Twebaze the Ndorwa West constituency Operation wealth creation coordinator while presiding over the launch of football tournament that will see all the parishes in the area competing against themselves held at Mwisi play ground in Kitumba sub county.
Twebaze revealed that the Minister who also doubles as the Ndorwa west legislator initiated the tournament to ensure that the youth work together, know each other,foster discipline , talent identification as well as using the opportunity to form groups that will enable them access government funded projects such as the youth livelihood program.
Kabale district sports officer who also graced the occasion Moses Bwengye revealed that the youth should take advantage of the tournament organized and facilitated by the minister to develop their talent saying that they can earn big for playing football and other sporting activities.
Jackson Tugume, a footballer commended the minister for the initiative saying that such tournaments keep them busy in addition to enabling them showcase their talent.