Following the appointment of Mr Patrick Esate Onyedum as the Chairman of Anambra state Sports Development Commission by the governor of Anambra state, the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria Anambra state chapter lead by Mr Oji Anthoy has written to congratulate Mr Patrick. In a statement signed by SWAN chairman and secretary reads, “
SWAN Congratulates Onyedum On His Appointment As Chairman, Anambra Sports Commission
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Anambra chapter wishes to congratulate Patrick Estate Onyedum on his appointment as chairman of Anambra State Sports Development Commission (ASSDC).
SWAN views Onyedum’s appointment as a square peg in a square hole because he possesses a rich pedigree as an athlete and sports administrator.
It is instructive to note that he did not only take part in active sports, he is at the moment, chairman of Chairman Anambra State Athletics Association (AAA) and Southeast representatives in Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) at a time.
Onyedum as a former transition chairman of Anaocha Local Government Area organised the annual Anaocha Athletics Championship for secondary schools in the area where young athletes were discovered for grooming.
SWAN Anambra Chapter is convinced that, armed with these records, Onyedum will turn the fortunes of Anambra Sports for good as the chairman of the commission.
SWAN expresses its readiness to partner with administration in promoting his activities and also to provide positive critiquing in the overall interest of Anambra athletes sporting community.
Lastly, we want to thank Gov. Chukwuma Soludo for the appointment and urge him to give the new management under Onyedum all the political and financial support it needs to succeed.