Shittu, Assembly Sports Committee Chair, Vows to Enhance Media Coverage for Sporting Events

Date: 2024-05-15

According to a news report from Independent, Honourable Rukayat Motuntayo Shittu, Chairperson of the House Committee on Sports in the Kwara State House of Assembly, has committed to ensuring comprehensive media coverage of sports events in the state.

During a meeting with executive members of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Kwara State chapter, in Ilorin on Tuesday, the lawmaker emphasised the necessity of bolstering media support, especially considering the significant investments made by Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq in the Kwara State Stadium.

Shittu highlighted the pivotal role of the media as a complementary force in the realm of sports.

“With the renovation of sports facilities in the stadium, more sports activities will definitely come to Kwara.

“These are media and brand related events that our state will benefit from immensely.

“Tinkering with our media sports oversight function to support sports reporting in the state,” Hon Shittu.

She also hailed the present administration of Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for the total overhauling of sports facilities since inception.

The lawmaker explained that the state legislative arm will continue to initiate policies through effective legislation to all year round development.

“Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has been doing alot in sports since his assumption of office, the reactivation of state sports festival, state’s participation in the national and local championship and prompt release of funds for Kwara United were some of his milestones in the last five years in office” she said.

Shittu is one the youngest lawmakers to win an election in Africa and was once a journalist herself.

While also speaking to the representatives of the guild of sports journalists in the state, Hon Shittu pledged to partner SWAN ahead it 2024 Kwara SWAN Media Games.

Expressing thanks, chairman of Kwara SWAN, Ayodeji Ismail hailed Hon Shittu for her vibrancy and versatility as the youngest lawmaker whose her positive impact and contributions at the floor of the house has become reference point.

Ayodeji who asked for the assistance of Hon Shittu in the appropriation of media budget for sports writers for coverage of championship, noted SWAN will continue to objectively report the activities of government tailored to the growth of sports.

 


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