NO CANDIDATE FOR VACANT AFN PRESIDENCY

By Mariah Olatunji

 

www.sportstalkafrica.com has exclusively gathered that nobody has indicated interest for the vacant post of the presidency of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria [AFN].

The immediate past president, Solomon Ogba walked away after the track and field athletes returned from 2016 Olympics without a medal.

Chief Ogba whose second term tenure expired on August had earlier said he is frustrated at the inability to get funds for athletes as promised.

The Evangelist complained that he spent his money and even had to borrow most of the time to sponsor athletes to international events.

The AFN boards of federation will be reconstituted in the first quarter of next year, between February and March

www.sportstalkafrica.com can also authorita

Solomon Ogba
Solomon Ogba

tively tell you that AFN Secretary General Olumide Bamiduro will be redeployed any time from now, from November to early December, 2016.

According to our source, the redeployment is part of government’s restructuring exercise to move the Nigeria’s sports forward.

 


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
He subsequently moved to pioneer Internet publishing in Nigeria with Nigeriasports.com and was later employed at Silverbird Television from where he moved as Editor of Weekend Sports at Naational Mirror Newspapers.
He currently publishes the online sports website www.sportstalkafrica.com besides and also runs a sports marketing outfit, Westcoast Works and Projects, managing and marketing live radio broadcast of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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