The leadership of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria led by Honor Sirawoo on Thursday paid a condolence visit to the Oyo state house of Assembly over the sudden demise of the Speaker, Rt Hon Adesina Adeyemo.
The delegation led by the Vice President South West, SWAN, Ajayi Abraham said that the late speaker was indeed a pillar and lover of sports in the state.
He stated this in the office of the majority leader, Hon Kehinde Hassan.
Abraham said the entire journalists in Oyo state and the entire South West would miss his creativities and advice, praying God to give the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss
Also speaking, The Chairman SWAN Oyo state, Niyi Alebiosu recalled that the late speaker had the love of sports at heart stressing that he sponsored several tournaments.
Alebiosu noted that the late speaker on countless occasions bankrolled the Oluyole basketball team as well as hosted the first edition of the speaker’s cup.
He suggested to the majority leader that the late speaker should be immortalised because of his enormous contributions to the growth and development of sports in Oyo.
The majority speaker OSHA, Hon Kehinde Hassan on behalf of the House of Assembly thanked the Oyo state SWAN for the visit.
He promised to support SWAN as a way of filling the gap left behind by the late Speaker.
Before his demise, the late speaker was the Patron of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Oyo state chapter.
Packaged by Olanrewaju Agiri