BY Mike Odeh James
Kaduna State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has appointed Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai as it’s Grand Patron.
In a special presentation of the Grand Patron mofler and plaque at the Kaduna State Government House, Monday, the State chapter Chairman, Isaiah Benjamin expressed appreciation to the governor for his contribution towards sports upliftment in the State.
He said, the governor’s appointment as Grand Patron was in recognition of his efforts in the area of sports development and urged him to continue the good works.
” We have watched your efforts towards developing sports in Kaduna State and we hope that your appointment as Grand Patron of SWAN will further spur you to do more.
” SWAN Kaduna State chapter will from time to time approach you for necessary assistance that will help in the discharge of her responsibility of reporting sports in the State and Nigeria as a whole, we congratulate you Sir”.
Responding, Governor el-Rufai expressed appreciation to SWAN for finding him worthy of the appointment and promised to do whatever will be required of him as Grand Patron of the association.
” I thank you for your kind words and for finding me worthy of the appointment, I will not let you down Insha Allah” he assured.