SWAN Kaduna leaders visit Greenfield University, express satisfaction on sports facilities

Executive members of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Kaduna state chapter are excited by the sporting facilities available at the City Campus of the Greenfield University (GFU), Kaduna.

Their excitement followed a tour of the Kudenda City Campus of GFU on Tuesday May 28, 2024.

The Kaduna SWAN Chairman, Shehu Abdullahi, who led the delegation, praised the Pro Chancellor of GFU, Chief Simon Nwakacha’s unwavering commitment to sports development in Kaduna State.

“What we seeing on the ground, and from a private facility, demonstrates vision and commitment,” Abdullahi said.

He solicited cooperation and partnership to elevate sports in Kaduna State, particularly as the SWAN chapter prepares for the 2024 SWAN Week.

“Greenfield University’s sports infrastructure, which is worth millions of naira, offers a unique opportunity for partnership and growth.

“By working together, SWAN and the university can harness the facilities’ potential, promoting sports development and contributing to the sector’s advancement.

“As preparations for the 2024 SWAN Week intensify, this partnership offers a promising avenue for growth and development by leveraging Greenfield University’s sports infrastructure, SWAN can enhance its initiatives and contribute meaningfully to the sports sector,” he said.

In his remarks, the Pro-Chancellor of Greenfield University, Chief Nwakacha, SWAN Kaduna State Chapter to partner with the institution.

Chief Nwakacha, acknowledging the current challenges faced by businesses, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “I’m glad you’re here, and Greenfield University is happy to partner with you to explore ways to utilize the sporting infrastructure in the university.”

He emphasised the importance of working together to overcome the present difficulties.

The visit included a tour of the university’s world-class physiotherapy gym and sports facilities.

The SWAN executive were impressed by the infrastructure and acknowledged the potentials for collaboration.