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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.