The members of most virile Sports journalists in Imo State, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Imo Chapter have joined other eminent Nigerians cum Imo people who are rejoicing with the Executive Governor of the State, Senator Hope Uzodinma (Onwa Oyoko) as he clocked 62 years over the weekend.
Imo SWAN in a press release jointly signed by its Chairman, Everest Ezihe and the Secretary General, Tunde Liadi, it hailed the positive contributions of the Governor of Imo State to sports and infrastructural development in the State especially the ongoing renovation work at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri and sponsoring of Imo athletes to recent sporting competitions.
Imo SWAN thumbs up the giant strides that have taken place under the stewardship of Governor Uzodinma since his assumption of office in January this year and joins Imo people both home and abroad to wish the Shared Prosperity and 3 R mantra Governor more prosperous years ahead in good health, sound mind, wisdom and knowledge with which to continue to visionary and purposefully lead Ndi Imo.
The Sports journalists in Imo State also use the auspicious occasion to task the State Governor to continue to beam his searchlight on Heartland FC and its affairs as they continue their build-up to the commencement of the 2020-21 NPFL season.
It’s also our fervent advise that the Sports loving Governor should put machineries in motion that will ensure that Imo athletes preparing for the National Sports Festival slated for Benin City early next year proceed on closed camping exercise with all Covid-19 safety protocols application in full force to enable them improve on their previous records at the Sports Festival.