An agricultural firm, Vicampro Farm at the weekend organised a football match with a view to uniting citizens of Plateau Northern senatorial zone through sports.
It would be recalled that Plateau North has been crisis ridden for over a decade.
The football tournament, which started at the weekend at the Bukuru mini stadium comprised of 16 teams from four local governments in the state.
The opening match of the tournament between New Life FC and El-Kanemi FC ended in 1-0 victory in favour New Life.
The Safety and Security coordinator for Vicampo, Kandio Tharious, explained that sport brings unity and competitions like the Vicampo championship which could help foster peace and unity in the society.
He lamented the crisis that has bedeviled the constituency and said the organisation would use sports to bring peace to the society.
The organizing president in charge of the event, Moses Tapar, who also spoke at the event said the essence of the tournament was to encourage youth within the community to foster friendship and to promote peaceful co-existence.
Tapar however lamented the lack of sponsorship of sports by individuals and corporate organisations, and commended the company for uniting the people of the state, regardless of tribe or religion, using sports.

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