National sports federations elections hold Thursday

The officials of the Ministry of Sports have stated that all is now set for the final phase of elections into the boards of 23 federations. The elections are scheduled to hold at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Thursday, September 30.

The Chairman of the electoral committee Peter Nelson said, “The committee is conducting elections into the 23 federations that were yet to have their own constitutions approved by their international bodies. These federations’ elections will be conducted using the 2021 Electoral Guidelines approved by the Ministry. The ten federations with constitutions will use this to conduct their own elections.”

 Nelson added that “Elections were successfully conducted at the zonal levels and other relevant bodies such as NAWIS, NAPHER, Athletes Representatives, Military and Para Military in a free and fair manner.”

Thursday’s election will result to the election of Presidents and Vice presidents of the various National Sports Federations.

The election timetable made available by the committee to indicates that documentation of delegates starts at 9:30am, while the actual voting commences at 11:30 AM.

The election results will be declared immediately, while the minister, Mr Sunday Dare will inaugurate the boards immediately.