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By: Ade Adeleke
The Ondo State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the new Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in the state, Dotun Owanikin.
In a Statement signed by the Association’s Chairman, Wahab Bankole and Secretary, Segun Giwa, SWAN opines that, “Owankin’s appointment is a round peg in a round hole as he succeeds Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye who is now in charge of the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.”
“SWAN believes his vast experience will play major roles in advancing sports in the state.”
The Statement says, “Ondo SWAN’s charge to the new Commissioner is to hit the ground running by consolidating the work of his predecessor and also initiate more developmental agenda for Sports in the state.”
The association pledged its unwavering support to the new sports commissioner and the ministry to promote sports development in the state.
Ondo SWAN, also used this opportunity to appreciate the immediate past sports commissioner, Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye for his contributions to sports development in the state while in the saddle.