The president of Edi Jen Group of Companies is a major player in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria, and the idoma born Business magnet is a lover of football and he played football when growing up but couldn’t play top flights Football due to Academics that cut shorts his passion for the round leather game.
Never the less you cannot stop chief Benjamin omale from engaging the young footballers from playing his sponsored yearly Football Tournament Tagged “Tonjos Football competition”.
Apart from the state Football Association cup in kaduna and environ, his Tonjos Football competition is the oldest football competition which has been sponsored by an individual for the past 16 years and still progressing. The annual competition has always produced players both locally and internationally.
The competition had produced even players that had played for all cadres of players all various National Teams in Nigeria Even at the world cup.
The oil and gas business mogul while speaking through his key Aide Mallam salihu Musa, said “My leader chief Benjamin omale JP and the Ohioyeta K Idoma is a lover of football right from time. Although he didn’t play top flights Football but till date he is fully Involved in football Activities like been member of some football Ex stars Club which he is playing major Role there and also the most popular Football competition in kaduna sponsored by him Tag Tonjos Football competition that had produced produced major players and also Exposed them to the world am very happy with his passionate mind he had in Engaging the youths through Football” he stated.
Salihu Musa is one of the key Football technocrat based in kaduna.