The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Kwara State Chapter has declared its readiness to support the newly elected members of Irepodun Local Government Football Council, Olayinka Owolewa.
Olayinka Owolewa was the immediate past Secretary of the Association in the State.
In a statement jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary Kwara SWAN, Ayodeji Ismail, and Dare Kuti said Owolewa will use his wealth of experience gathered as a top official of Kwara SWAN to transform football in Irepodun.
The statement charged members of the Association to support Owolewa in promoting football in Irepodun LG.
The statement read, “SWAN is optimistic that the former scribe of Kwara SWAN, Olayinka Owolewa will bring innovative ideas into Irepodun LG. As an association, SWAN is declaring full-scale support for the newly elected Irepodun LG council member, Olayinka Owolewa and we believe that transformation has come into football in the local government.
“His wealth of experience in Kwara SWAN is what the new executives are building upon; his entry into football administration is no mistake as we are optimistic about his sterling performance in the future.
SWAN urged other members of the association to emulate Owolewa by venturing into sports administration.