By Lukman Omikunle
The humanitarian foundation is founded by Peter Ahmedu, a former Ogun State handball player who has carved a niche for himself in the game and service to humanity
A’S Ahmedu Foundation¸ a non-government organisation, is organising a 3-Day handball clinic for school children between the ages of 10 and 16. The event is scheduled to hold from August 18 to 20, 2022, at the prestigious Iganmode Grammar School Ota in Ogun State.
The program which has been endorsed by the Ogun State Handball Association (OGSHA) is designed to discover talents with the intent to nurture and guide such to international glory.
A’S Ahmedu Foundation is a non-profit organization with the sole objective set to contribute positively to the development and projection of the Nigerian youths for a brighter and more rewarding future through sports.
The humanitarian foundation is founded by Peter Ahmedu, a former Ogun State handball player who has carved a niche for himself in the game and service to humanity. He is presently the assistant coach of the national female basketball team – D’Tigress.
The Project manager of the foundation, Lukman Omikunle informed that the goal of the 3-day programe is to take the kids off the street during and after holidays and also to make handball attractive as a sport to boys and girls.
Omikunle said adequate provision has been put in place for about 60 kids that will be under the tutelage of seasoned and experienced male and female handball coaches for the entire duration of the exercise.
He added that the noble and selfless project is being solely sponsored by the founder and president of the foundation – Mr Ahmedu.
Meanwhile, the foundation, also in 2021 organised a basketball clinic for kids in Ogwule, Agatu Local government, Benue State. Ahmedu hails from Benue State.
The foundation took over 80 kids to the field and engaged them in rudiments of the game as the entire members of the community showered endless encomium on Ahmedu and his foundation.