Federations’ Election Hold on Tuesday

Youth Minister Bolaji AbdullahiThe National Sports Federation Electoral Committee (NSFEC)  has announced that the elections for the positions of President and Vice President in the Boards of Sports Federations will hold on Tuesday, April 14, 2013.

Mr  Julius Ogunro,secretary, NSFEC in a statement  said the elections will take place at the National Stadium, Abuja, starting from 10 a.m.

All elected members of the various Federations from the zones and nominated stakeholders into the boards are to participate in the elections. All nominated stakeholders are to check the official website of the National Sports Commission (sportscommission.gov.ng) for their names.

The statement said participants in the elections are required to show proof of identification in the form of a valid international passport, driver’s license or national identity card. This would enable electoral officials do proper screening of would-be participants.

“The NSFEC wishes however to state that elections for the positions of President and Vice president in the Board of the Nigerian Boxing Federation have been postponed. The NBF’s statute, which is a requirement, is not ready.  A draft has been submitted to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) but has not  been approved” the secretary  said.

The NSFEC assured  all stakeholders that it has put in place systems to ensure free, fair and transparent elections

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