The flag-off for the 3rd Edition of Barr. Akpadiaha Ebitu Unity Football Competition formally known as Atai Ndòn Inter-family Unity Cup is scheduled to take place at Government Primary School, Afaha Eket 1, Enen Ekpene in Eket local government area.
The event which is sponsored by the former PDP State Treasurer now State Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP/Company Secretary of Ibom Air, Barr. Akpadiaha Ebitu has been upgraded from family to Ward level to accommodate all the villages in Ward 3 Urban comprises of Atai Ndòn Afaha Eket, Ekpene Afaha Eket and Atibe Afaha Eket.
According to a release signed by the Chairman Local Organizing Committee of the tournament, Amb. Jonathan Amaku and Secretary, Barr. Frederick Nkobowo respectively, the Flag-off Ceremony will commenced by 2pm prompt while other matches will kick-off by 4pm daily.
The duration of the one month tournament is slated to commenced on Sunday 29th November, 2020 through 27th December, 2020 which is the Grand Finale.
The Annual Eket Ward 3 Urban Unity Football Competition is aimed to address youth restiveness, unity, peaceful and mutual coexistence and talent discovery. Other benefits are to encourage progress, development and transformation of the different Communities in Eket Ward 3 Urban.
The Local Organizing Committee through the directive of the sponsor of the tournament therefore extend invitation to all sons and daughters of Eket local government area and lover of the round leather game to witness the Flag-off Ceremony.
It will be recalled that the winner of the 2019 Inter-family Football Competition, Nung Edoho won a cash prize of N200,000 while the first runner-up, Nung Adiahambuk and second runner-up Nung Odungide carted home N150,000 and N100,000 respectively.