The Niger State Ministry of Youth Empowerment and Sports Development on Wednesday said the state government has approved a new management committee for Niger Tornadoes Football Club of Minna.
Baba Sheshi, the Director of Sports at the Ministry, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna that the club’s former management committee was dissolved on December 14.
Sheshi said: “The new nine-man committee will be inaugurated on Thursday to begin to manage the club’s affairs immediately.”
He said Abubakar Gawu would serve as club chairman and Bello Auta as vice-chairman.
The Director of Sports said Aliyu Muazu, Usman Alfa and Awwal Idris retained their positions in the management committee as Secretary, Team Manager and Welfare Officer of the club respectively.
He added that Sani Balarabe was appointed Marketing Officer, Abdullahi Likita the Liaison Officer, Abdullahi Dangana the Media Officer and Usman Mohammed the Adviser.
NAN reports that the dissolved management committee was appointed in 2016 and since then it has witnessed minor changes before its dissolution on December 14.