Members of the Plateau State Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) on Friday, 29th of January, 2021, elected members of the new State Executive Committee (SEC) to steer the affairs of the association for the next 3 years.
The election which held at the Rwang Pam Township Stadium in Jos the Plateau State capital saw Andrew Bisyit of the Nigerian Standard Newspapers emerging as Chairman, he takes over from Thaddeus Yilmen of the PRTVC.
Other elected members of the new EXCO are, Alfred Saiki of Reality Newspaper as Secretary, Yaksak Maklek of PRTVC as Vice Chairman and Stanley Helon of Radio Nigeria as Assistant Secretary.
After taking the oath of office, Nehemiah Gagara a member of SWAN National Executive Committee (NEC), who supervised the election, while thanking members of SWAN Election Committee (SWANECO) for a job well done, urged members to give the new EXCO its maximum support for it to succeed. He further tasked the new EXCO to unite members and encourage new members to join the association.
Albert Dakup, Chairman SWANECO thanked Congress for giving his committee the opportunity to serve and appreciated the support given to his committee by all. He wished the new EXCO a successful tenure as they hit the ground running.
On his part, Andrew Bisyit, the new Chairman, assured members of his EXCO’s commitment to seeing to the upliftment of SWAN on the Plateau. He said his door was open to all members, as his administration will ensure members welfare is taken care of.