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Bayelsa governor’s cup prize money now N11m

Prize money for the Bayelsa Governor Cup has been increased from N5 million to N11 million.

This includes a prize in honour of the highest goal scorer in the last edition, Ernest Peremobowei who drowned during the floods last year.

This year’s competition tagged, ‘Prosperity Cup’ is billed to kick off on May 26.

The 5th edition of the competition will feature final matches between two teams in each of the eight local government areas and a women’s tournament in its inaugural match.

Director General of the event, Ono Akpe who made this known during a visit by the Media and Publicity Sub Committee to the management of Radio Nigeria’s Creek FM at its broadcast house in Yenagoa said the innovations were initiated to make the competition more exciting and competitive.

General Manager, Creek FM, Udosen Sunday pledged the continuous support of the station through the provision of necessary publicity.

Reporting by Alambo Datonye; Editing by Muzha Kucha and Julian Osamoto