SWAN Election: Sirawoo Reelected for 2nd Term, Promises More Progress

Mr. Honour Sirawoo has been re-elected as President of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, for a second term of three years.

Mr. Sirawoo was returned unopposed at the Triennial Delegates Conference of the Association held in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

Also elected were former chairman of SWAN in Oyo State, Seun Ajayi Obe as National Vice President, South West, Bonny Nyong, National Vice President , South South, Dan Musa Mohammed, Vice President, North Central, Jiboh Zakari, Vice President, North East, Chigozie Chukwuleta, Vice President, South East, Jude Opara, Secretary General, Bello Farouk, Treasurer and Orji Samson Nwabebe, Financial Secretary.

The positions of Deputy President, Vice President, North West and Deputy Secretary General were declared vacant by the Chairman of the SWAN Electoral Committee, SWANECO, Mr. Isaiah Benjamin who is also the Chairman of Kaduna State chapter of the Association.

Mr. Benjamin said the vacant positions would be filled in due course as some of those who purchased the forms were not present, thereby contravening the statutes of the association. 

In his acceptance speech, Mr. Sirawoo said welfare of members would be given priority, while more achievements would be recorded by SWAN in the next three years. 

Delegates from thirty states and Abuja took part in the election.

Olaolu Fawole

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