AFN Board Dissolved

June 14 11:43 2021


The Board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has been dissolved upon the expiration of its term.
Announcing the dissolution on Monday 14th June 2021, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development said the tenure of the Board has expired.
“Pursuant to Article 10.4 of the 2017 Constitution of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, the Ministry hereby dissolve the board of the AFN,” the Ministry said in a statement.
The Statement said the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development understands that the AFN will hold an Elective Congress in Abuja on Monday.
“We have advised that the elections should be organised in accordance with the 2017 Constitution of the AFN as contained in the agreement reached at the reconciliation meeting held in Abuja last April and brokered by the Confederation of African Athletics and World Athletics,” the Ministry’s statement further said as it enjoined delegates at Monday’s Elective Congress to eschew bitterness and conduct themselves in a manner that unites the Federation.
The AFN had at its Extraordinary Congress held in Abuja on Sunday June 13, 2021, asked the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to invoke Article 10.4 of the AFN Constitution and dissolve the outgoing board.

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