The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has today February 1st, 2018 inaugurated its first regional chapter for sports journalist in the Volta Region.
The ceremony, held in the regional capital of Ho, was attended by the National Executive the President, Mr. Kwabena Yeboah, the General Secretary, some media house such as Volta Star Radio, Kekeli Radio, Global Fm, Fafaa Fm, Volta Premier Fm, Heritage Fm, Citi Fm and mony more. The Volta Chapter is the first ever regional branch to be inaugurated in the 50 years in history of the association.
According to Kwabena Yeboah, he was very much excited to grace such an event and added that it was a longhead dream for him to see a more decentralized SWAG been brought to the regional level across the nation.
“Fortunately, today’s event in really significant because it coincides with the Association’s 50 years anniversary celebration and it’s a significant milestone”. He said.
“This should be a stepping stone for the further expansion of the Association in other regions”.
“I believe other regions would take an inspiration from our colleagues in the Volta region and organise themselves for us to open beaches in those regions”, he added.
Mr. Kwabena Yeboah took the opportunity to share his experience and some personal life issues with the members.
He said SWAG by the end of the year inaugurate more branches in the regions to reflect the national character of the Association.
The astute journalist admonished members to be diligent in their reportage and uphold a high sense of professionalism in other to gain credibility and remain relevant to the listeners.
“Being members of SWAG means we must be associated with excellence. So I advise you to be true professionals”, he added.
Source: www.fafaafm/Wisdom Dovlo