The recurring housing challenge faced by Sports journalist has caught the attention of the National executive of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria as they propose a SWAN SMART CITY Project in Abuja in partnership with other stakeholder
SWAN in a press release signed by Jude Opara, SWAN secretary general noted
“The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) is working assiduously to ensure that the housing problems of its members were adequately solved.
To this effect, the President of SWAN, Sir Honour Sirawoo has approved the constitution of a (9) man Committee on the SWAN SMART CITY Project.
Speaking on the benefits of the housing scheme, Sirawoo noted that one of the greatest challenges facing sports journalists is the issue of accommodation. He also promised that SWAN will use its goodwill and contacts to ensure that the project is easier for members to key in.
The Committee which is headed by Mr. Tony Ezimakor is charged with the responsibility of driving the actualization of the project through the active participation of members and support of corporate and private citizens.
The SWAN SMART CITY Project is geared towards enabling members of the Association nationwide have their own houses in Abuja, the Federal Capital City, at affordable cost.
Interestingly, SWAN is embarking on the project in partnership with the Nigeria Army Post-Service Housing Development Ltd (PHDL).”
Members of the Committee are:
Tony Ezimakor – – – – Chairman
Christy Dashe – – – – Member
Muhyideen Jimoh – – – – Member
Ndubueze Chidoka – – – – Member
Isaiah Benjamin – – – – Kaduna
Sarah David – – – – Rivers
Qozeem Oladapo – – – – Ekiti
Emmanuel Nnaji- – – – Ebonyi
Jude Opara – – – – Secretary