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In the election that took place in Abuja and supervised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission, Tonobock Okowa, was elected after emerging as the sole candidate for the position of president. He polled 41 votes and was duly returned as the elected by the AFN Electoral Commission chaired by Elias Gora, former General Secretary of the Nigeria Olympics Committee and former World Athletics lecturer and course director.

The Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation Media and Publicity Committee, Hon. Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande, has described as a concoction of half truths and outright falsehood a statement credited to a former Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, that crisis erupted between him (Dalung) and the NFF over payment of monies to Nigeria’s U23 team during their Rio 2016 Olympics qualifying tournament in Senegal in 2015.

The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has thrown his weight behind his successor, Sunday Dare, to assist him to succeed in his new assignment.

The Nigeria Football Federation has dismissed as misleading, statements by former Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung at the weekend that the Federation omitted the budget for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from its 2019 programmes sent to the Ministry.

No fewer than 80 youths were trained in tailoring and fashion design at Federal Government’s newly established tailoring hub in Osun, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.