Okowa Emerges As New President Of AFN - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, June 14, 2021

Okowa Emerges As New President Of AFN

Chief Tonobok Okowa from Delta State has been elected as the new President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) at  the  Elective Congress of the Federation recognized by the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports

The congress which took place  at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Monday,was attended by 35 chairmen of state AFN, who converged  in Abuja since Saturday for the congress and elections. 

Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development had ordered fresh election into the board of the federation inline with section 10.4 of the 2017 AFN Constitution, after the dissolution  of Board whose tenure had expired 

The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), the Ministry’s representatives and Nigeria’s Ambassador designate to South Africa amongst others were observers at  the election.

Another Congress was said to have been held in Katsina State by a faction of the federation not recognize by the ministry

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