The umbrella body of all sports journalists , Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN),Oyo State chapter under the leadership of Mr Niyi Alebiosu is putting together a two in one event to mark its Day.
The Oyo SWAN Day which will come up on Friday, 18th of December 2020 will feature a lecture and a football match.
The lecture which will hold at the Dapo Aderogba Hall at the NUJ Press Centre Iyaganku, will be delivered by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Absolute Success Travels a.k.a Ufitfly Evangelist Ajibola Ogunkeyede.
Evangelist Ogunkeyede’s lecture which is titled ” Tourism and Sports: The Needed Synergy “is holding at 10am and will attract the cream de la creme of the society.
Among the dignitaries who will grace the occasion are the Honourable Commissioner for Youths and Sports Asiwaju Seun Fakorede, the Special Adviser to Oyo State Governor on Cultures and Tourism Honourable Akeem Ige, as well as the Chairman of the Oyo State Sports Council Honourable Gbenga Adewusi Arole,General Manager,Oyo State Sports Council and the CEO Kayrom Lee Gym and Fitness Centre Ambassador Romoke Ayinde amond others.
The Royal Father of the Day will be His Royal Majesty Oba Olatunde Oginni while the Chief Host will be the Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists Oyo State Chapter Comrade Ademola Babalola.
The second of the twins event is a friendly football match between the Oyo SWAN football team and their Ogun state counterparts which will hold at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium Ibadan.
The display of soccer artistry by the Pacesetter SWAN and their Gateway counterparts will be watched by dignitaries including a Royal Father also doubles as the State Chairman of Oyo State Football Association Oba James Odeniran ,while Hon.Biodun Ikumogunniyi will be the Special Guest of honour and the Chairman State Athletics Association Dr Isaac Friday Ogada with a former Chairman of Oyo SWAN Mr Femi Okenla also in attendance as well as ex football internationals and major stakeholders
The colourful friendly football match is kicking off at 4pm.