SWAN ELECTION 2023: Malikawa unveils presidential campaign committee
Ahead of the proposed Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) National Triennial Congress, frontline SWAN presidential candidate, Lurwanu Idris Malikawa Garu, has announced the formation of his electoral navigation squad.
Malikawa disclosed that he has approved the formation of two sensitive campaign organs, namely, Campaign Directorate and Presidential Campaign Committee.
The Kano-born veteran sports broadcaster said the bodies will play their assigned roles on two fronts, which are to take decisions and implement those decisions that are for the good of the members of association in all aspects of the journey, taking into account all the knotty issues associated with an election period.
He said “In an election, there are so many issues and forces at stake and at work, despite whatever challenges confronting us as a body of sports pen people, what is certain is that we are going to the polls and our leaders must emerge from legitimate procedural rules and norms.
“Association work is a team work; it is not a one man show… We want to show it has to start from now. We must begin to consolidate from all axis. It is a national duty that requires a national approach.
“I can confirm to you that after wide consultations from all critical stakeholders, I have their blessings to put in place the campaign directorate and we have also now, on ground the Presidential Campaign Council.
“The Campaign Directorate is to be coordinated by a seasoned sports journalist, Abdulgafar Oladimeji. In the next few days, we will make public the names of the members of our team, that will pilot the journey at this crucial stage. They will decide and take the next line of actions on all matters pertaining to the forthcoming SWAN national elections.”
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