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Osun SWAN Sports Merit Awards Get Endorsement Boosts From Akinwunmi, Ogunjobi, Others
. Akinwunmi endorsing the Osun SWAN awards
The 2017 Osun SWAN Sports Merit Awards has received a number of endorsements from football stakeholders in Nigeria including the NFF Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi, CEO Nationwide League one Alhaji Ahmad Kawu, NFF Psychologist Robinson Okosun, Osun State Football Association Chairman, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi and few others.
NFF vice-president Seyi Akinwunmi, who is also one of the recipients of the prestigious awards said he was delighted to be associated with such an idea and supported the event.
“I love the idea of celebrating sports personalities in our folds. The Osun SWAN sports Merit Awards will have nothing but a positive outcome for years to come, I wish the event every success.”
In his words, the CEO Nationwide League one Alhaji Ahmad Kawu hailed the organisers and task them to keep the spirit up. “It’s amazing and inspiring when people get noticed for their achievements, more so, recognition for hard work is non negotiable. I salute the organizers and wish them the very best.”
Meanwhile, the Osun State sports writers association of Nigeria (SWAN) chairman, Adeyemi Aboderin hailed all recipients and endorsers of the upcoming award ceremony and tasked them to do more in their fields.
“Receiving an award no doubt boosts a person’s worth in their field. The title ‘Award winning’ carries connotations of reputation and expertise – something that’s priceless in any line of work.
“It also celebrates hard work, in turn making people feel appreciated and well respected. We recognize all these and appreciate everyone that has been supporting us to make a success out of the planned award and enjoin all the award recipients to continue working with the same enthusiasm as they have been.”
Osun SWAN will host the 2017 Edition of the Osun SWAN Sports Merit Awards on October 26th, to celebrate those who have rendered selfless and meritorious services to the development of sports within and outside the country.
The event will be held in one of Osun State’s finest venues, the Atlantis Civic Event Centre. Where guests will be treated to a luncheon, followed by the award ceremony proper.