Federal Government Dissolves Board of Athletics Federation of Nigeria.

Written by on June 14, 2021

Federal Government today dissolved the board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.

In release by the media aide to the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, John Joshua- Akanji indicates that the board was dissolved because its tenure had expired.

This is in Pursuant to article 10.4 of the 2017 constitution of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.

The ministry said it understood that the AFN would be holding an elective congress today and  advised that the elections  be organized in accordance with the 2017 constitution of the AFN as contained in the agreement reached at the reconciliation meeting held in Abuja last April and brokered by the Confederation of African Athletics and World Athletics.

The ministry urged delegates today at congress to eschew bitterness and vote for candidates that can unite the federation.

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