By: Mayen Etim
ABUJA, Nigeria – Sports Writers’ Association of Nigeria, (SWAN), has joined other well wishers across the world to congratulate the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on the occasion of his birthday,.
SWAN President, Comrade Aigbona, and the entire National Executive Council, (NEC), of the Association described Dare as a game changer, whose unlimited creativity is already shaping the industry for better.
In a statement signed by the Association’s Secretary General, Comrade Mike Oboh, made available to newsmen on Friday, May 29, 2020, wishes the Minister a year filled with good luck, good health, and much happiness.
Aigbona commended the Minister’s discipline, diligence and courage, which according to him has graciously translated into transforming the Sports industry.
In the congratulatory message, SWAN also applauded steps taken by the Minister in prioritising the welfare of those who have contributed to the Sports industry.
“We are aware of your efforts towards repositioning the industry, and as Sports writers, our priority is to ensure that you succeed in your strides towards bringing back the lost glory of the ministry.
“As we acknowledged your efforts towards reviving the industry, we are also appealing to you to provide workable policies and infrastructure that will stimulate more competitive sporting activities across the country, ” Aigbona stated.
Dare, is a veteran Nigerian journalist, who has worked in diverse aspects of the media; broadcasting and print with journalism experience spanning over 25 years.