The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has hailed the appointment of its Deputy Secretary General, Babafemi Raji and a dedicated member, Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu as the Media Officers of the Super Eagles and Super Falcons, respectively.
SWAN in a statement signed by its President, Honor Sirawo equally commends the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for once again appointing well experienced sports journalists who are certified members of the Association into such sensitive positions.
“The appointments are indeed reward for industry, experience, firm believe in professionalism and capacity to deliver on critical national assignments.
We particularly commend the NFF for recognizing the role of SWAN in sharpening Sports Journalists as critical stakeholders in Sports development and the recent awaited financial palliative extended to the association from the FIFA’s reach out to national football bodies across the world. We have no doubt that the duo of Raji and Tobe-Chukwu will bring their wealth of experience to bear in the discharge of their new assignments,” Sirawo stated.
Sirawo charged Babafemi Raji and Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu to discharge their duties with vigour, sense of responsibility, professionalism and tact required of such positions of trust.