By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, (SWAN), Kaduna State Chapter has congratulated the new speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon. Yusuf Zailani for his emergence as the third citizen of the state.
While congratulating him, SWAN Kaduna State Chapter tasked him on grassroots sports development in the state.
In the congratulatory message jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary of Kaduna State SWAN, Comrade Jacob Zango and Comrade Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi, passionately urged the speaker to use his good office to partner with the Kaduna State Ministry of Sports and other relevant stakeholders to help in promoting grassroots sports development and to also revive the dying Kaduna United Football Club in the interest of Sports lovers in the state.
“As the former ‘Deputy Speaker’ of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, we have no doubt in your capacity to sponsor a ‘Bill’ that would develop and transformed sporting activities in the state, as we are ready to support and partner with you in such direction.
“We pray that may God Almighty give you the wisdom and strength to fulfil your campaign promises”, the statement concluded.