Taraba: SWAN urges Ishaku to appoint substantive director of sports


Darius Dickson Ishaku was advocated to tread the paths of his coworkers, by appointing a substantive Director of Sports, has been made from the national leadership of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

The leadership of SWAN, which made the call via its deputy National Deputy President, Abubakar Sadiq Moyoyo, while playing host to the Taraba state Executive of the association, Tuesday in Jalingo, stated it is now mandatory for the state government to fashion out steps that would generate a substantive Manager of sports at the state.

Additionally expressing dismay at the poor performance of the country contingents into the just-concluded National Sports Festival at the country that prides itself as the Heart Beat of Country (Edo), he considered that more could be set in place to scout for talented youths that according to him, abound in the nooks and crannies of this state.

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Tasking the newly-elected officials of this association which are being headed by Joachim Dangana Bandawa, to tread extra legitimate miles to the rural regions to be able to expose the talented youth, they’re (officials) coming on board, according to him is timely.

Reiterating the readiness of the national body of the institution to extend the much needed helping hands to the country phase of SWAN, the institution, according to him, would continue to be guided by its own inherent guidelines.

Moyoyo, who also commented on the outcome of Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ National Executive Council, NEC meeting as contained in a communique issued threatening to run an election for SWAN at National level, beckoned in the members at the various states and the national level at large to stay calm, stressing that since the inception of the association many years before, no organization has conducted an election for this” and it can not be possible now.”

Applauding the efforts of the deputy national Vice President, the man assigned with the duty of presiding over the affairs of this association in Taraba state, Joachim Dangana Bandawa, pledged to work around the clocks alongside with his Executive to overthrow the institution into the height at the nation


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