Kwara Governor pledges to renovate sports hall

Tunde Akanbi,Ilorin

The Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has promise to renovate the dilapidated Indoor Sports Hall of the State Stadium Complex.

Following this development, the Council of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has said pledge is a big step to sports development in the State.

The SWAN Council Chairman Abdulwaheed Bibire in a statement acknowledged Governor Ahmed’s efforts saying; ‘‘he has again demonstrated that he is a big fan of the youth and keen in sports development.’’

Bibire pointed out that the renovation of the Indoor Sports Hall is long overdue, stressing that when completed; it will serve as a source of revenue for the sports council as Federations may camp in Ilorin before international competitions.

The Kwara SWAN Chairman said the Governor’s unscheduled visit to the Indoor Sports Hall shows that he is ready to fix the edifice.

He therefore, urged the Governor to match action with words and start work within the shortest period promised.