Sports federations’ national elections hold Thursday

All is now set for the final phase of elections into the boards of 23 sports federations at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Thursday 30th September 2021.

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

Ten Federations with constitutions will use this to conduct their elections”.

Nelson affirmed that ” Elections were successfully conducted at the zonal level and other relevant bodies such as NAWIS, NAPHER, Athletes representatives, military and paramilitary in a free and fair manner”.

Thursday’s election will result in the election of presidents and vice-presidents of the various national sports federations.

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

The election result will be declared immediately, and the boards swore in immediately by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare.