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Lagos SWAN Reinforces Relationship with LAGOS Sports Commission

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Lagos Chapter, on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the Director General of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Oluwatoyin Gaffar.

The newly elected Executive led by its Chairman, Debo Oshundun said the visit was a step towards further strengthening the Association’s ties with the Lagos State Sports Commission.

The Lagos SWAN Exco commended the LSSC for its developmental initiatives in driving sports in Lagos State while describing them as a worthy partner in progress.

While speaking on the occasion, Oshundun thanked the Lagos State Government for the support rendered to the association which made his first term in office a success.

“We are here to say thank you for what you have been doing for the association in the last three years.

“I must tell you we really enjoyed the relationship with the sports commission and I am not too sure we have had it this good in the past.

“Though, I’m not given to praising people but you and the Executive Chairman have always been there for us anytime we knock on your doors for any assistance for association”.

He took out time to thank the DG for the huge role he played in securing a brand new bus from the State Government and the provision of palliatives for members during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.Other Lagos SWAN Executive Committee members on the visit were Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu, Bunmi Ogunyale, Alfred Okoligwe, Akin Farinto and Afolabi Oni.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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