By; BAYO AKAMO Ibadan
All is now set for this year’s 4th Ramadan lecture of the Oyo State Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) holding this Wednesday at the Oyo State NUJ Press centre, Iyaganku in Ibadan.
According to a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan the Lecture titled ‘Fasting During Pandemic: The Takeaways’, will be delivered by a renowned Islamic Cleric and Scholar, Professor Sabitu Olagoke Ariyo.
Also,the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists Oyo State Council, Alhaji Ismail Ademola Babalola will be the Chief Host while the Host will be the Chairman Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Oyo State Chapter Mr Abdel-Aziz Adeniyi Alebiosu.
The statement added that business Mogul Alhaji Abdulwahab Adekunle (Hamex) will be the Chairman of the Day, with Oba Olatunde Oginni from Iloko Ijesa in Osun State as the Royal Father of the Day while a Business Tycoon cum Sports Promoter, Ambassador Romoke Ayinde (Kayrom Lee), who is also the Patroness of Oyo SWAN, will be the Mother of Day.
It stressed further that other dignitaries expected to grace the event are the Chairman of Oyo Football Association Oba James Odeniran, the Oyo State Head of Service Alhaja Hamidat Agboola and a frontline Journalist turned Politician, Alhaji Kehinde Olaosebikan, as Special Guests of Honour.
Also, the General Manager of Oyo State Sports Council Mr Gboyega Makinde as well as the General Manager of Shooting Stars Sports Club Alhaji Rasheed Balogun will be Special Guests at the occasion.
Emphasizing that this year’s annual Ramadan Lecture of Oyo SWAN will be crowned with Iftar (break of Ramadan Fast) by sports writers, courtesy of Alhaji Abdulwahab Adekunle (Hamex), the statement tasked Muslim Faithfuls as well as Sports Journalists and administrators to grace the lecture.