I’m ready to offer free consultancy to Ministry of Sports -Akakem

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The Former Chairman of Iwuanyanwu National Football Club of Owerri, Chief Lemmy Akakem has promised to offer free consultancy to the Ministry of Sports to ensure the development of sports in the state
He gave his words when he received the state chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in his country home at Orji in Owerri North LGA of Imo State
He said that he made this promise of selfless service to the Ministry because of his deep love for sports adding that nothing would stop him from fulfilling his promise
He extolled the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Imo State Chapter for being instrumental to all his exploits and landmark achievements in sports development in the state and in the country
Akakem popularly known as (Okpataozuoha) said that he has actually paid his dues in sports and never had any regret for giving all within his power to bring honour to Imo State
He said that as former Chairman of Iwuanyanwu Nationale, he galvanized all the nooks and crannies of the country with Iuanyanwwu FC to win many laurels to both the country and the state
Akakem who is both the state and national patron of SWAN praised the association for projecting him and his name to the high level in sports adding that such accolades spurred him to achieve a lot for the club
According to him, he was able to travel to Brazil for training with 42 players and 8 officials of Iwuanyanwu Fc adding that he equally used the same opportunity to send some of the Sportswriters to university and Federal Polytechnics to enable them to acquire more knowledge
He assured the association of his full cooperation and support especially to the new executive to ensure that they succeed in their contributions towards sports development
In his speech earlier, the chairman of SWAN in Imo State, Comrade Everest Ezihe thanked the former chairman of Iuanyanwu Fc for receiving them in his house
He commended Akakem for his high spirit in sports which according to him had enabled him largely to record a huge success in sports
While he called for the sustenance of partnership, he assured that SWAN in the state would continue to consult him and seek vital information from him where necessary to succeed in the day to day running of the association.


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