Appoint competent sports Commissioner – Bauchi SWAN tells Governor Mohammed
By Akanji Alowolodu, Bauchi
As Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed continue to search for people to appoint as members of the State Executive Council, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Bauchi State chapter has called on the Governor to beef his searchlight towards finding and appointing a competent and seasoned sports administrator as the Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development.
According to a press release signed by SWAN Secretary, Bala Bawaji, the call became necessary considering the importance of sports in the socio economic development of the state.
The release further contained that as a sector that has the potential of providing multitude of employments to teeming youths in the state, appointing a technocrats to man the sector will help the Government expand and actualize its economic empowerment programme.
It stated further that, “Similarly, the association is calling on the state Government to host and honor the state’s contingents to the recent 2020 National Sports festival held in Benin city, the Edo state Capital” .
At the end of the festival, Bauchi State finished 20th on the medals table with three gold, three Silver and six bronze medals.