SWAN passes confidence Vote on Hon Sirawoo’s leadership

SWAN passes confidence Vote on Hon Sirawoo’s leadership

By Larry Onwuta

The Sports writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has concluded its 2019 National Triennial Delegates Conference which took place in Port Harcourt River State.

In a communique issued at the end of the meeting of past Presidents of SWAN on wednesday, October 8,2019 and signed by Steve Alabi, Olu Amadasun and Saidu Abubakar stated that the association after its careful deliberations, resolved as follows:

“We commend the transparency of the entire process of the election of the new National Executive led by Honour Sirawoo and express confidence in his leadership”.

“We commend the commitment of the entire leadership of the Association across the 37 chapters in the country, to democratic principles in the emergence and renewal of leadership without compromise”.

“We commend the stout resolve of the entire membership of the Association to resist absurd overture from some quarters to subvert the 2019 National Triennial Delegates Conference which successfully held in Port Harcourt from Sunday, October 6, 2019 to Wednesday, October 9, 2019”.

“We commend the peaceful and orderly manner the conference was held”.

“We note with satisfaction, the immense support of His Excellency, Chief Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the Executive Governor of Rivers State for the Association and commend his giant strides in sports and other areas of development”.

Members of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, (SWAN) who spoke to Reformist Online magazine after the conference affirmed that the communique was in line with the decisions reached at the meeting.

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According to them, members of the should continue to work towards promoting sports activities in Nigeria and the world at large.

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