General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Dr Daniel Olukoya has pledged to continue his youth empowerment programme through sports.
The popular clergy pointed at the mind blowing testimonies from running a football club, MFM Football Club that has taken young idle boys off the streets and turned them to breadwinners, MFM Women Basketball club that has engaged young women and MFM Wrestling club that produced and empowered double gold medalist at the Commonwealth Games Odunayo Adekuorouye.
Dr Olukoya revealed that MFM is not only about youth empowerment through sports. “MFM’s involvement in youth engagement and empowerment is not restricted to sports. To be quite honest, sports is one of a divine order from God tagged 70 Points Youth Repositioning Agenda. We’ve 69 other empowerment Progranmes aside sports for MFM youths and those outside MFM. To the glory of God, these youth targeted programmes have yielded positive results that we at MFM are very proud of”, he stated.
The renowned scientist charged other churches, the private sector and individuals to pay serious attention to getting Nigerian youths engaged in what he calls profitable ventures.
On the ongoing Dr & Dr (Mrs) D K Olukoya Women Basketball Championship at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, the University of Lagos 1st class Microbiologist graduate and author of over 500 scientific publications has this to say “It’s heartwarming that the competition keeps attracting young girls from all over Nigeria which has kept them busy for about a week now. My wife, Dr Folashade Olukoya and I salute the tenacity of the organizers for putting together the second edition which final will come up this Friday July 15. We are looking forward to a wonderful finale”.