SWAN Polls: Kano Chapter Endorse Lurwanu Malikawa For President

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Zaharaddeen Saleh

Sports journalists under the aegis of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria SWAN Kano chapter have thrown their weight behind the numerous clarion calls on the incumbent north West, vice president of the association, Lurwanu Idris Malikawa urging him to contest for the position of the president of the association, in the forth coming national polls.

SWAN Kano chapter, led by its chairman comrade Zahradeen Saleh said it is aware of the forth coming national elections of the noble body.

The release of the names of members of SWANECO is an indicator that it is time to elect a new set of credible national leaders to be handed the mandate of piloting the affairs of the largest umbrella body of sports writers in sub saharan Africa.

According to the statement sent to Radio Nigeria Pyramid FM Kano, the association said “SWAN Kano chapter humbly affirm our support for Malikawa to contest for the office of national president of our enviable association”.

It read in parts: Kano state chapter is of the strong conviction that, Malikawa parades the requisite experience to preside” over the affairs of SWAN at it”s zenith.

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It said “his over two decades sojourn in the sports sector, wherein he was tasked with various assignments local, national and international sports duties that were satisfactorily discharged by Malikawa would be replicated in the national life of our association, if given the mandate”, said the statement.

It added that”the state chapter take pride in how Malikawa breath the fertility of life into Kano SWAN, he proceeded to exercise same on the north West stage. “It is our belief that Malikawa is one man that can sustain the tempo set by the incumbent leadership of president , Honour Sirawoo”.

“Malikawa has the potentials needed to continue to press on the turtle and further fasten the pace of progress recorded in the association in the past six years”, it added.

“Malikawa it is in our firm conviction and understanding having fulfilled the provisions of the relevant statutory laws has our blessings, to proceed to proclaim his interest to occupy the highest sports journalism stool in Nigeria”.

“As we approach electioneering period in SWAN, we appeal to our members to continue to work hard towards the upliftment of our association and always remain law abiding in their conducts”.

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