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SWAN Honours Pinnick With Merit Award



Isaiah Benjamin, Kaduna

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), on Thursday, honoured the president of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Melvin Pinnick with a Merit Award.

The presentation was made during the 53rd Full Council Meeting of the body, which took place at the expansive ambience of the Yankari Games Reserve, Bauchi and was attended by a number of prominent political leaders and football chieftains, among whom was the Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar and members of his cabinet.

In presenting the award to the NFF supremo, SWAN President Honour Sirawoo said: “The sports’ writing fraternity in our great country is proud of your outstanding support to the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and contributions to sports development in Nigeria.”

NFF Director of Media and Communications Ademola Olajire, who collected the award on behalf of Pinnick, assured the body that his principal remained committed to providing even greater support and encouragement to the nation’s sports’ writing family.