From Esther Akaa, Lafia
The Nasarawa State Government has appointed a 5- man new management members for the State-owned Men’s Football Club, Nasarawa United Football Club.
This was revealed in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer (PRO), Nasarawa state Ministry for Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Eche Amos and made available to journalists in Lafia on Tuesday.
According to him, the appointment of the new five man management team was contained in a letter signed by the Office of the Secretary to the State Government on Tuesday, 17th October, 2023 with Othman Ahmed serving as the Club’s new Chairman.
Amos explained further that letter the letter stated that Mr. Solomon Babanjah who held the position of Team Manager in the previous management team retained his position as Team Manager, as well as Idris Rilwan maintaining his position as member.
He added that Former Nasarawa United players, Musa Adamu and Musa Usman Oruma were also appointed as members in the new five-man Management Committee.
“The development, according to the release, was in furtherance of the Governor Abdullahi Sule-led administration’s commitment to rejig the Club to regain its rightful place at the top-flight football league in Nigeria. Their appointment takes immediate effect.,” he said.
The Voice reports that Nasarawa United football club will be participating in the 2023/24 Nigeria National League, NNL, which slated to commence on 28th October, 2023 after being relegated last season from the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL).