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Bauchi SWAN urges members to focus on other sports

Bauchi SWAN urges members to focus on other sports

By Ahmed Ahmed

The Sport Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Bauchi State Chapter has urged its members to also focus activities on other sports apart from football.

This is contained in a communique issued at the end of its congress signed by the Secretary Bala Bawaji made available to journalists in Bauchi on Friday.

The communique noted that sports writers only concentrated on football, despite other sporting activities such as law tennis, table tennis , basketball, badminton among.

“Lack of attention by sports journalists and other sports activities were relegated to the background, it urged SWAN to step up and recognize other sports in their ,” it said.

The Communique also advised that state executives should intimate the state ministry of Education on developing or organizing school sports as a way of encouraging younger ones and talent discovery.

It calls for unity among members of the sports writers in the state. Saying it only through unity development will be achieved.

The communique pledged its total support to the National Executive Committee NEC led by Mr Isaiah Benjamin.

The Congress at the end formed a three member electoral committee, Ishola Micheal Adeyemi, Kabiru Abubakar and Kabiru Ahmad Ilelah that will conduct the forthcoming state election, scheduled for April this year.

Bauchi SWAN urges members to focus on other sports

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