The Nasarawa state wing of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded the state Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for appointing an astute sport administrator ,Honorable Ishaka Ahmed Galadima as the state commissioner for Youth and Sports Development.
SWAN chairman, Muhammed Danmusa of the Nigerian Newsday newspaper gave the commendation when members of the Association paid a courtesy called to the newly appointed commissioner, He said the appointment is worthy describing Honorable Galadima as a personality with impeccable credential in sports Development.
Danmusa applauded the state Governor for appointing a seasoned and carrier sports administrator as the commissioner ministry for Youth and Sports Development.
“You left a good legacy for the ministry when you served as a permanent secretary and now that you were appointed a commissioner sky would be the starting point for the ministry” added.
“Your presence would add value to the development of sporting activities”Calling on key stakeholders to contributes towards reviving sports,He also appealed to the ministry to accord impetus to sporting activities at the grass root.
“Nasarawa United, The Amazons and other clubs are aware of the presence of SWAN in the state, He also solicits for the cooperation of all and sundry for the development of sport.
The state commissioner for Youth and Sports Development commended SWAN for visiting him,Honorable Ishaka Ahmed Galadima eulogized the Association for flouting SWAN team in the state, calling on Local Government chairman to accord greater premium for the development of sports.
The Honorable commissioner called on council chairmen and the affluent to invest on sporting activities in the state, Saying the called became imperative due to the status of sports in societal development, He however said the council chairmen should contributes meaningfully towards sports development by constructing a facility at their various Local Governments.
He appealed to well spirited individuals to emulate the exemplary style of Sandaji who he said invested immensely towards the development of sport in the state.
The club manager, Donatus Nadi of the Leadership newspaper commended the commissioner for collaborating with SWAN in the state, He pleaded with the commissioner to revisit the request made by the Association recently to provide office accommodation to SWAN.