The President of American Aviation Technology Company, Sabre, West Africa, Dr Olowo has commended the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN Lagos state chapter for its creative dynamism in sports advocacy in Lagos State.
Dr Olowo made this known recently during a special courtesy visit of the Caretaker Executive Committee headed by Aron Akerejola to the West Africa corporate head office in Lagos.
While being honoured by Lagos SWAN with a Special Recognition Award for his outstanding commitment towards Golf sport in Lagos, Dr Olowo expressed his utmost appreciation to the sports writing family and sports enthusiasts and sports philanthropist in Lagos State.
The aviation expert with over 49 years experience in the industry was highly delighted to receive the award and special decoration of the Executive Caretaker Committee with the newly unveiled Lagos SWAN kit.
Olowo, who is also a member of the Board Trustees of Ikeja Golf Club praised the Lagos SWAN relevance under the leadership of Caretaker Executive Committee. He said he is glad to receive the award and feel highly honoured that Lagos SWAN is trying to improve on better integration between the golf club and Lagos SWAN.
He said the award has simply motivated him to do more irrespective of whatever the challenges.
He said over the years, Golf has been significant and trying to get larger acceptance day by day among the common men as to correct the misinformation that golf is game of the elites.
Olowo, who is also the President of the Aviation Round Table, said it is absolutely undeniable that Lagos SWAN has played a significant role towards the advancement of sports and youths development in Lagos.
He thanked the Lagos State Government for its consistent support towards sports growth and urge the government to continue to do more without relenting especially in the area of golf. He said there is need for government to dedicate more green areas for golf.
The Caretaker Executive Committee thanked the aviation legend for his constant support towards sports growth and unrivaled support towards golf.