By Albert Akota
The Director General of Nigeria Orientation Agency (NOA), Mike Omeri has charged sports men and women in Nigeria including sports writers to “do the right things in their life endeavour to keep sports alive.
The DG who was represented by FCT director of NOA Mr. Moses Aba disclosed this in Abuja at a seminar organized by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, FCT chapter to mark the second year of the Kayode Adeniyi led board.
The theme of the seminar was “do the right things to keep sports alive” according to Aba, positive changes must take place for Nigeria to perform well at sporting events especially at the FIFA world cup in Brazil.
Omeri however acknowledged the positive role the sports writers have been playing in the development of sports in Nigeria said.
“Without the sports writers and without the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, in particular, it is doubtful if we would have progressed to the level we have reached in this country today.
“I commend the Kayode Adeniyi led SWAN, FCT chapter for the noble role they have played in keeping sports alive in Nigeria.” Omeri said.
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, FCT chapter event continues today with a football match against FCT Coaches Association as well as green carpet night today in Abuja.