Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, Comrade Amos Etuk has lauded the chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Akwa Ibom State Chapter, Comrade Emmanuel Akpan for prioritising the welfare of members of the association.
Comrade Etuk was speaking at the January 2021 Congress of the Akwa Ibom State Chapter of SWAN held at the NUJ Press Center in Uyo, recently.
Reacting to the report of the welfare committee submitted by the Chairman, Comrade Ememobong Okon, the NUJ chairman said the current executive of SWAN in the State was the first to set a template for the welfare of members.
Comrade Etuk, himself a member of SWAN applauded the Welfare Committee for the painstaking approach in putting in place the criteria for members’ benefits.
He however advised that the executive should set up modalities to ensure that the program is sustained.
Receiving the report, the Chairman of SWAN, Comrade Emmanuel Akpan appreciated the committee for the job weldone.
Comrade Akpan assured that the report would be implemented to give members a sense of belonging.
The chairman of the welfare Committee, Comrade Ememobong Okon had thanked the executive for the confidence reposed in them and promised to work for the benefit of members.