Lamu County launches football league to rescue youths from drugs
The Lamu County government launches a Sh 5 million football league comprising of local youth in a bid to promote peaceful coexistence among tribes and to enable young people affected by drugs quit the menace in the region.
Lamu Deputy Governor Abdulhakim Aboud says the league dabbed ‘the Governor’s Cup-2018’ will incorporate at least 200 teams from across Lamu County with final set for December 23.
The league is also meant to foster peace, love and unity among the various tribes in the county as well as achieving a drug free environment for development.
Lamu is a cosmopolitan region comprising of almost all the 42 tribes of Kenya.