From Esther Akaa, Lafia
The Nigeria Coaches Football Association has constituted a 5-man interim committee to conduct election in Nasarawa State chapter of the association.
The National President of the Association, Dr Ladan Bosso while inaugurating the committee on Tuesday in Lafia, charged them to work out modalities towards the conduct of the election on or before February 24th, 2024 for the growth and development of football in the state.
“The interim committee will appoint electoral committee but if committee encounters any difficulties, we shall come in to assist.
“The committee will also work out modalities for the conduct of the election after which they will vacate their office and give room for the elected officials of the state chapter of the association,” he said.
He, therefore urged them to conduct an acceptable election devoid of sentiments of any sort and be just and fair in carrying out their assignment.
Speaking on the resolutions reached by the football stakeholders, the State Football Association Chairman, Alhaji Salisu Usman Galadima assured of the support of the FA to ensure the election becomes a success.
He appreciated the president of the Nigeria Football Coaches Association for coming to address gray areas in the state and wished him well.
Responding on behalf of other members, chairman of the interim committee, Rabo Bala Mohammed appreciated the association for given them the opportunity to serve, assuring of justifying the confidence repose in them to organise a free election in the state.
The Voice reports that the 5- man lnterim committee include; Rabo Bala Mohammed as Chairman, Joel Kpolo secretary, Felicia Obile to serve as Treasurer, Abimiku Luka Training Officer while Hamid Yusuf Dogo is to serve as Discipline Officer.
Meanwhile, in an effort to encourage young girls to actively participate in sporting activities and show off their God-given talents, Women in Sports Nasarawa State Chapter has partnered with the State Football Association.
The group’s chairperson, Patience Joseph who lead other members on a congratulatory visit to Salisu Galadima, the newly elected FA chairman, in Lafia said the group would continue to encourage young girls to participate actively in sporting activities for the development of the state.
She expressed her gratitude to the chairman of football Association in the state for designating one of their own, Blessing David, as the FA’s secretary.
Salisu Galadima, the chairman of the State FA, while responding, promised that the Association will work with female athletes to help young girls fulfill their aspirations.