Vice-President, Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Honourable Olamide George has emerged as the Acting President of the federation following the unanimous decision of eight Board members after suspending incumbent President Shehu Gusau, www.adantesports.com.ng can report.
This is contained in a communique released to the journalists on Tuesday at the end of the Board meeting at the Board’s secretariat at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja today.
The board members however frowned at Gusau’s refusal to pay athletes, coaches and other official’s allowances, also cited Gusau’s alleged violation of the AFN constitution to usurp the powers and functions of the Secretary General by allegedly changing the password of the email thereby denying the secretary since April 2019 to perform his lawful duties. The board also noted the agreement the president entered into with the sports wear manufacturer, PUMA without documentation.
According to them, the suspended AFN boss signed the deal without the knowledge and signature of the secretary general who suppose to be in custodian of all AFN documents.
The Board after the meeting also announced Brown Ebewele as the Technical Direction of the federation while Mr Okon Gabriel is the new Performance Director.