Go To Desktop Site
Custom Search

KWSG endorses 2017 SWAN media games

Date: 2017-10-19


The Kwara State Government today endorsed the 2017 edition of Media Games organised by the Kwara State Council of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).

The State Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Alhaji Ayo Bolakale gave the endorsement today when he received the executive members of SWAN led by its Chairman, Abdulwaheed Bibire in his office.

Alhaji Ayo commended the SWAN for providing platforms for media practitioners to participate in sporting activities promised that the government would support the association in staging a befitting media games.

The Commissioner thanked the SWAN for proper dissemination of information in the state, saying that the support of SWAN had ensured sports development in the state.

He stressed that engagement in sporting activities is key in raising physical and mental alertness of people in their various endeavours.

Alhaji Ayo also announced that Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed would soon flag off the renovation of the Indoor Sports Hall to enable it meets international standard.

Speaking earlier, the Chairman of SWAN in Kwara State, Abdulwaheed Bibire had explained that the visit was to intimate the Commissioner about the forthcoming Media Games in the state which he said would hold between twentieth and twenty-fifth of next month.

Bibire explained that the bi-annual event for all practising journalists in the State was to foster unity and build a productive healthy minds.

The SWAN Chairman therefore solicited the support of the Ministry in staging a befitting media games this year.

Recent Posts

14 Arraigned For allegedly Trading In Money

I stayed with policemanís corpse for 10 hours after killing him Ė Traditional ruler

Why I want to be Kwara governor - Ahmad Kawu Belgore

Commission urges local govt staff on service delivery

MOU signed with INEC is meant to ensure smooth and early delivery of 2019 electoral materials - Najeem Yasin

2019: APC postpones governorship campaign in Kwara, gives reason

Kwara CP warns community against selling on credit to police officers

104 bag Distinction at Kwara Polytechnic

UNILORIN to begin installation of mini-refinery for Biodiesel

Rectors urge govts, union to embrace dialogue

MSME Owners Laud Microfinance Banks In Kwara

Boat mishap: Senate tasks FG on Lafiagi-Niger road

Saraki As (Kwara) State? BY Issa Aremu

Most Popular

The politics that cost Saraki Kwara by-election

Don't Drag Emir of Ilorin into Politics, He is a Father for all - Ilorin Emirate Youths

Ilorin Emirate Council Endorses Kwara PDP Guber Candidate

APC accuses Saraki of plotting to stop Kwara Repís inauguration

APC'll defeat Saraki in Kwara - Senate candidate

Offa robbery: Suspected gang leader dies in police custody - Commissioner

Fake army Colonel lands in Ilorin prison

Olofa of Offa tasks indigenes on communal service

Kwara By-Election: Youíre not an election tribunal, APC lectures Senate

Four family members die after eating 'amala' in Ilorin

Kwara North monarchs endorse PDP House of Reps candidate

HoR by-election: Senator Rafiu blames Security for low turnout

Belgore mourns deaths of Kwara APC chieftains in auto crash