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According to the spokesman for the award and the Executive Director, Unmissable Incentives Limited, Mr. Kayode Idowu, the voting phase which started onÂ Thursday, October 5, 2017Â is expected to close as stipulatedÂ byÂ timelinesÂ for this yearâ€™sÂ awardÂ ceremony.
He statedÂ that of theÂ 19 categoriesÂ whichÂ will be awarded this year, 4 of them are open to voting by the general public (Sportsman and Sportswoman of the YearÂ as well as Sports Governor of the year andÂ Sports Administrator of the year). IdowuÂ urged sports loving NigeriansÂ who still wish to vote for themÂ to take the opportunity of the remaining few days to do so before the deadline.Â
He noted that interested members of the public should sendÂ anÂ SMS:Â SMOTY for Sportsman of the Year;Â SWOTY for Sportswoman of the Year; SGOTY for Sports Governor of the Year; or SAOTYÂ for Sports Administrator of the YearÂ and the name of the athlete to 33140.
â€œThey can alsoÂ nominate through twitter using the hashtag #SWOTY,Â #SMOTY,Â #SGOTY or #SAOTYÂ and the name of the choice winner to @ngrsportsaward,â€ he said.
The Nigerian Sports Award is an award to recognize and celebrate outstanding performances by our sports men and women, also personalities whose performances shone brightest at local and international level in the course of the year.