Sports Writers Association Of Nigeria (SWAN) Ondo State Chapter has commiserated with the government of the state on the demise of former Governor, late Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
The association while congratulating Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa on his emergence as Governor of Ondo State, urged him to award athletes that participated in the last three National Sports Festivals.
The communique added that the government should place high premium on sports development at the grassroots.
The association in a Communique issued at the end of their maiden 2024 Congress held in Akure the state capital, tasked the present administration to ensure safety and security of athletes, players and officials while traveling to represent the state in major competitions both home and away.
The Association charged the government to rehabilitate and complete sporting facilities at Ondo State Sports Complex, Akure and ensure maintenance of existing ones to boost the morale of players and athletes.