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SWAN salutes patrons on electoral victories



The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Honour Sirawoo has saluted the association’s patrons, Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike and Senator-elect, Ifeanyi Ubah on their successes during the just concluded general elections.

While Chief Wike was returned as governor-elect for a second term, Ifeanyi Ubah was voted into the Senate to represent Anambra South.

Sirawoo stated that the confidence reposed in them by their respective electorates was a demonstration of faith and believe in their abilities to champion worthy causes.

“Governor Wike and Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah have been strong pillars of sports development in Nigeria in recent years and we are sure that they will continue to speak and support sports development,” he said. 

The leader of sports journalists in Nigeria, who just returned to the country after attending the sixth AIPS African Congress in Accra, Ghana, where Governor Wike’s victory was celebrated by sports writers in Africa, said, “We are proud of our patrons and what they have achieved, especially in the promotion and administration of sports in Nigeria.”

The SWAN boss also commended other patrons who participated in the elections and didn’t make it, for their support and assured that the association would continue to look up to them for guidance and direction.

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