SWAN Nominates Mitchel Obi For AIPS-Africa Presidency

…Sets Up Mobilization/Sponsorship Committee

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has nominated veteran sports journalist and AIPS-Africa incumbent president, Mr. Mitchel Obi as Nigeria’s Sole Candidate for the office of President in the forthcoming AIPS-Africa elections.

The nomination signed by the association’s president, Mr. Honour Sirawoo follows a careful screening of aspirants from Nigeria in consultation with the National Executive Committee (NEC).

In the letter to the AIPS-Africa secretariat, the SWAN Boss said, “As one of our members, we trust his capacity and wealth of experience in view of his contributions to sports journalism in Africa and the World,” and urged the secretariat to avail Mr. Obi all necessary support.

In a related development, the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has set up a 7-man mobilization and sponsorship committee for the re-election bid of Mr Mitchel Obi.

The committee is headed by SWAN President, Honour Sirawoo, with Taye Ige as Alternate Chairman.

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