September 23, 2020
Sport

Governor Akeredolu Donates Bus To Ondo SWAN

Ondo state Governor Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has fulfilled his promise by donating a bus to the Ondo State Sports Writers Association, SWAN, Ondo State Chapter.

Governor Akeredolu stated this while playing host to the executive members of SWAN who were in his office to appreciate his support towards the successful hosting of the 2020 SWAN week.

Our sports correspondent reports that Governor Akeredolu applauded SWAN for exposing the students to the game of golf but emphasized on exploring other sports which he noted are easier and economical to maintain.

He also appealed to SWAN to use all available platform to promote sunshine stars, lure investors to partner the state in getting sponsors for the team and other sporting activities in the state.

Mr. Akeredolu said government alone cannot fund sports hence the need for stakeholders to assist in moving sports to the next phase.

Earlier, Chairman SWAN Ondo State, Mr Wahab Bankole lauded the governor’s impact in sports despite the economic situation of the country and assured the governor of SWAN’S support in projecting his good works particularly in the area of sports.

Some of the dignitaries who graced the occasion are the commissioner for youths and sports Mr. Dotun Owanikin, SSG Mr. Temitayo Oluwatuyi, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr Olugbenga Ale among others.

Oriola Afolabi

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