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NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS TO HOLD ELECTIONS IN SEPTEMBER 2021

NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS TO HOLD ELECTIONS IN SEPTEMBER 2021

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in keeping with its commitment of holding the National Sports Federations election in September 2021 is affirming that elections into the National Sports Federations will hold on September 30, 2021.

The six (6) National Sports Federations that have their Constitutions ratified by their International sports bodies and the Nigeria Olympic Committee will conduct their elections based on their respective Constitutions.

In a statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mohammed Manga said the Ministry has also directed that the Federations should begin the necessary process as outlined in their Constitutions towards having an elective Congress that will hold on September 30, 2021 in Abuja.

The sports Federations that are expected to hold their elections on September 30, 2021 include: Nigeria Aquatics Federation, Nigeria Basketball Federation, Nigeria Boxing Federation, Cycling Federation of Nigeria, Nigeria Shooting Federation as well as Nigeria Table Tennis Federation

The statement further stated that, other sports Federations which are yet to ratify their Constitutions will also conduct their elections on September 30, 2021 with the guidelines provided by the Ministry.

Thus, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development together with the Nigeria Olympic Committee will serve as Observers in all the elections.

The statement also urged Nigerians who have the interest and passion for their identified sports are free to be involved with the process of elections in keeping with democratic principles