Nigeria SWAN President Hails NFF Over N11.580m Palliative Package

President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Sir Honour Sirawoo has hailed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for earnmarking N11.580m for the body.

NFF on Tuesday revealed that it will disburse N11,580,000 (Eleven million, five hundred and eighty thousand) to SWAN as part of the COVID-19 palliative package from FIFA, CAF and other sponsors.

SWAN president, Sirawoo in a statement expressed delight for the palliative and also praise NFF for being transparent in disbursing the funds.

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He said, “The leadership of the NFF has displayed a very high degree of transparency in the manner it handled the COVID-19 palliatives from its various sponsors by ensuring that all the stakeholders in the football development chain were captured.

“We in SWAN are particularly happy because this recognition will go a long way in ameliorating the impact of the pandemic which has slowed down the economic activities of the country.

“We thank the President of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick and members of his Board for this well-thought and timely gesture; 

“Our members have gone through various degrees of pains following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, we say thank you NFF.

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