SWAN President preaches Unity in Association as Youths Games ends in Ilorin.
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National President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria SWAN Honour Sirawoo has enjoined members of the Association to be United as one indivisible body for the progress and development of the noble professional Association.
Speaking at a special get together party organised for media practioners covering the ongoing National Youths Games in Ilorin kwara state North Central Nigeria, the number one Sports writer in Nigeria said the Association is bigger than any individual or group hence the need to come together to save the Association from disintegration.
Sirawoo who commended a former National officer of the Association and Executive Secretary of the Club Owners Association of Nigeria and Director of Football ABS FC Ilorin Chief Alloy Chukwuemeka for hosting Sports journalists from across the country covering the event , also appreciated the Nigeria Pillar Of Sports Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike for always Associating with SWAN and its activities.
He however said that the election which brought him into office as president of SWAN and now progressed to become a permanent Secretary in Rivers state was held in Ilorin about six years ago, that he would be glad to say that the next election to herald his exit from office would be held in Ilorin next year.
The National president of SWAN called on members to eschew any act that would undermine the corporate existence of the sports writing fraternity, emphasising that the role of SWAN as promoters of sports in Nigeria cannot be over emphasised.
Earlier in his welcome address , the chairman of kwara SWAN Malam Jimoh Bashir said the hosting of sports journalists for every National event in Ilorin had became a common ritual and commended Chief Alloy Chukwuemeka for always being a good host of his immediate constituency.
In his vote of thanks, Chief Alloy Chukwuemeka noted with great appreciation the professional conducts of journalists covering the National Youths games and assured them that he would continue to recognise them in all his toasts in the spirit of sportsmanship stressing that even before becoming an astute sports administrator of reputed in Nigeria, his immediate constituency SWAN had always being his point of reference.
About one hundred Sports writers from across the country witnessed the get together party held at kwara stadium Ilorin Monday.