The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has donated GH 50,000 Cedis to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), to support the 47th edition of the SWAG Awards.
The SWAG Awards is held annually to honour distinguished Ghanaian sportsmen and sportswomen, and over 40 athletes who excelled and brought honours to the country in 20 22, will be honoured by SWAG next weekend.
An aide to the Vice President, Tamimu Issah, presented Dr. Bawumia’s 50,000 Cedis supp ort to the President of SWAG, Kwabena Yeboah, and Secretary General, Charles Osei Asib ey on Wednesday.
SPORTS JOURNALIST, FEMALE FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR
Last year, Vice President Bawumia also supported the 46th SWAG Awards with 50,000 C edis, and similarly presented GH 10,000 Cedis each to the Female Footballer of the Year and the Sports Journalist of the Year.
Speaking at the 46th SWAG Awards as the Special Guest, Vice President Bawumia explai ned that his financial support towards the two special award categories, is to encourage female footballers. On the Sports Joumalist of the Year, the Vice President explained that his support is to encourage sports joumalists to continue to make meaningful contributi ons to the development of sports in the country.
After receiving the support, the President of SWAG, Kwabena Yeboah, expressed the Ass ociation’s gratitude to Dr. Bawumia for his support, once again.
The Vice President has often earned plaudits for his benevolent support to sports organi sations, with beneficiaries including RTU, King Faisal, Hasaacas Ladies, Ampem Darkoa Ladies, SWAG, etc
The 47th MTN/Adamus SWAG Awards comes off at the Accra International Center on Ja nuary 28, 2023.
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