Elegbeleye inaugurates 2014 National Sports Festival committees

The NSC top official harped on the need for the 2014 Edition of the NSF to exceed the standard set at the last edition tagged: Eko Games

The Director General of the National Sports Commission, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, on Monday in Abuja inaugurated the various sub-committees and Project Management Teams for the 19th National Sports Festival, tagged: “Paradise Games 2014.”
The NSC top official harped on the need for the 2014 Edition of the NSF to exceed the standard set at the last edition tagged: Eko Games.
Elegbeleye said: “It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this Inauguration of the Sub-Committees and Project Management Teams for the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged: Paradise Games 2014. The Festival is scheduled for 23rd November to 7th December, 2014.
“I was informed that the 18th Edition of the Festival held in Lagos in 2012, was one of the best in terms of organization, participation, facilities, etc. As our own equivalent of the Olympics, we must continue to improve on the standard of the Games.
“This now places on us the responsibility of striving to exceed the standard set at the EKO Games.
“All the Members of the Sub-Committees, Project Management Teams and the MOC Secretariat have been individually selected, based on knowledge, expertise and experience to ensure that Paradise Games 2014 is successfully delivered.
“I therefore urge you all to deploy your wealth of experience, skills and talents in sports organization to ensure that the Festival measures up to international standards. Your inauguration today, signals the effective commencement of our own part of the activities that will ensure a successful delivery of the Festival. Chairmen of Sub Committees and Project Managers should ensure that they submit Quarterly Report on their activities to the Secretariat of the MOC to ensure that the MOC is constantly kept abreast of their activities.”

SUB COMMITTEES
1. FINANCE
i) Director, Accounts – Vice Chairman
ii) Deputy Director, Audit – Member
iii) Deputy Director, Budget – Member
iv) Deputy Director, Procurement – Member
v) Assistant Director, Accounts – Member
vi) Secretary, MOC – Member
vii) Mrs Omobola Asaolu – Secretary

2. TECHNICAL
i) Dr Bolaji Ojo-Oba – Chairman
ii) Mr Caleb Gidado – Member
iii) Mrs Lizzy Onyenwenwa – Member
iv) Mrs Tayo Oreweme – Member
v) Dr. Esther Aluko – Member
vi) Dr Steve Olarinoye – Member
vii) Mallam UT Shua – Member
viii) Mrs Mary Onyali – Member
ix) Mr Yemi Usikaye – Member
x) Mr Shehu Gusua – Member
xi) Alhaji Bode Durotoye – Member
xii) Elder Babatunde Oloyede – Member
xiii) Mr Lawrence Obukohwo – Member
xiv) Dr Simon Ebhojaiye – Secretary
xv) Mrs Olayinka Olusoga – Asst. Secretary

3. MEDICAL
i) Dr Abdul-Kadir Mu’azu – Chairman
ii) Dr Paul Onyeudo – Member
iii) Mr Femi Ayorinde – Member
iv) Mr Oladipo Odunuga – Member
v) Mrs Monica Ekpeyong – Member
vi) Louis Mbachi – Member
vii) Dr Ibrahim Gyaran – Secretary

4. MEDIA AND PUBLICITY
i) Mr Paul Bassey – Chairman
ii) Mr T. A. Akinyemi – Member
iii) Mr Julius Ogunro – Member
iv) Mr Amanze Ohimai – Member
v) President, National SWAN – Member
vi) Rep. Cross River SWAN – Member
vii) Mr Arafat Aliyu – Member
viii) Ayo Olu Ibidapo – Member
ix) Markus Amanze – Member
x) Andrew Abah – Member
xi) Mr Wahab Bankole – Member
xii) Mr Netufo Ranti – Member
xiii) Mr Segun Ogunjimi – Member
xiv) Mr Felix Awogu – Member
xv) Mrs Efe Ovuakporia – Secretary

PROJECT MANAGEMENT TEAMS
1. GAMES VILLAGE MANAGEMENT
i) Mr Stanley Okebugwu – Project Manager
ii) Mr Austin Balewa
iii) Princess Edna Idehen

2. TRANSPORT
i) Mr Peter Nelson – Project Manager
ii) Mr Colins Obilor
iii) Mr Ray Imomoh

3. VENUES AND FACILITIES
i) Arc. Ahmadu Gambo – Project Manager
ii) Dr Segun Akinlotan
iii) Engr. Olaniyi Oladapo

4. CEREMONIAL AND PROTOCOL
i) Mrs Anne I. Attah – Project Manager
ii) Mrs Amaka Ashiofu
iii) Mrs Stella E. Mba

5. ACCOMMODATION
i) Mr Issa Suleiman – Project Manager
ii) Mr Emmanuel Okocha
iii) Mr Chidozie Ude

6. TORCH OF UNITY
i) Mr. Oluwole Akoja – Project Manager
ii) Mr Kabir Yusuf
iii) Mr Daniel Obaje

7. MARKETING AND SPONSORSHIP
i) Mrs Maria Wophill – Project Manager
ii) Princess Ngozi Njemanze
iii) Mr Opeyemi Aminu

8. ZONAL ELIMINATIONS
i) Dr Ademola Are – Project Manager
ii) Dr. Patrick Uwagbale
iii) Mr Olalekan Fashesin

SECRETARIAT
i) Dcn SY Pepple – Head of Secretariat
ii) Mr E. S. Essien
iii) Mr Torti Edem
iv) Mr Idowu Oladipupo
v) Mr Olalekan Alabi
vi) Mr Benedict Ekanem
vii) Mr Willy Eakyns
viii) Mr A. Shagaya
ix) Miss Hauwa Shuaibu
x) Mr Birma Buba
xi) Miss Queen O. Ogenyi
xii) Mr Samson Nelson
xiii) Miss Chinasa Okeke
xiv) Mr Valentine Enyeribe

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