Sokoto SWAN honours NFF Sec. General, Sanusi Mohammed
Gbolahan Salman Sokoto
Sokoto State Chapter of Sport Writers Association of Nigeria, (SWAN), has honoured the Secretary General of Nigerian Football Federation, Dr Sanusi Mohammed, for his contribution to the development of sport in the state.
The chairman of the association in the state, Kabiru Idris Gobirawa, who presented the award on behalf of other members described the Secretary General as a great lover of sport who has contributed a lot to it’s development not only in Sokoto but in the country at large.
In his remarks, the Secretary General of Nigerian Football Federation, Dr Sanusi Mohammed, commended sport writers association, Sokoto State chapter for it’s contribution to the sporting activities in the state.
He called on members of the association to make use of the opportunity and make it’s voice known in order to be recognized in the country and beyond.
He urged the members of the association in the state to wake up from their slumber and bring the voice or the message to the public.
While advising the leadership of the association to do all it takes to improve on the activities of the association in the state, he advised them to always open for constructive criticism for better productivity.
The Secretary General said more opportunities are open for members to travel for coverage of sporting activities which he said only opened for those participating in the day to day activities of sport.
Earlier in his remarks, the chairman of Jedo Investment, Dr Aliyu Oroji Wamakko, commends members of the association for deemed it fit to appreciate some of their people.
He tasked members of the association to make information very apt and deliver accurate information to the general public as related to sporting events in the state.
He said his baby team, Jedo football academy, is willing to produce world class players that will take the country to the next level in football game, while his firm has ventured into the production of top quality sporting kits through which he said is for the benefit of the sport lovers in the state.