National leadership of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) on Tuesday disowned the purported emergence of a new executive of Kaduna state chapter, insisting on the Isaiah Benjamin led executive committee.
A statement signed by the Secretary General, Jude Opara, on Tuesday urged sports stakeholders and the public to disregard any such illegal exercise, and avoid dealing with the impostors.
“The attention of the National Secretariat of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has been drawn to a purported elections by some persons and the emergence of a new executive for our Kaduna state chapter.
“The National Secretariat wants to inform SWAN members in Kaduna and the general public to disregard any such exercise and exco.
“That Isaiah Benjamin remains the Chairman and leader of SWAN in Kaduna state, just as Onjewu Dickson is the Secretary of the chapter alongside other State Executive Committee (SEC) members.
“We urge our members in Kaduna to be law abiding as appropriate measures have been put in place to check any form of illegality or threat to the Statute or integrity of SWAN,” Opara added.