BY KEHINDE AKINPELU, ILORIN
The Kwara State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded and commended the giant strides of the State Government under Governor AbdulRahaman AbdulRazaq in rehabilitating and equipping Ilorin Baseball Park with modern and Standard facilities.
Olayinka Owolewa, the Secretary of the association in the State, made the commendation in a statement on Tuesday in Ilorin.
The Kwara SWAN Scribe, said the present administration has demonstrated great Passion towards the Survival of grassroots Sports development with the recent renovation of the edifice.
The statement appreciated the willingness of Governor AbdulRazaq at reviving all the moribund Sports infrastructures across the State and urged him to Sustain the tempo.
The association however, Implored the Contractor handling the Project to do the work according to the specifications to enhance it’s longevity, noting when the project completed would not only Serve Sports Purpose but also improve the socioeconomic development of the host Community.
While thanking the governor for providing a platform for young sportsmen and women to achieve their dreams, the statement also urged Governor AbdulRazaq to give attention to the Indoor Sports Hall of the state stadium complex, which is in a deplorable condition.
The statement also commended the governor for approving and releasing money for the Kwara Sports Festival, which the association viewed as a great platform to discover talents that will not only do the state proud but the country at large.
Owolewa said that Governor AbdulRazaq’s passion for sports has elevated the hope and spirit of sportsmen and women in the State.