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FA election: AC Ladan, Others elected as Kebbi Chairman,Vice, Members



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Pic: Alhaji Abubakar Chika Ladan the newly elected Kebbi State chairman of FA while delivering his acceptance speech after election concluded in Birnin Kebbi

By: Abdullahi Faruk, Birnin Kebbi


Members of the Kebbi State Football Association (FA) have elected Alhaji Abubakar Chika Ladan as the State Chairman of the Association alongside Muhammed Tukur Hassan as the Vice- Chairman.

The Chairman of the electoral committee Muhammed Sani Matseri, who declared the results of the election supervised by the Head of Member Association and Special Duties of NFF Abuja, Alhaji Ali Abubakar announced that the contestants scored 25 votes of all the delegates across the LGAs of the State.

Other members elected into the Board members including Samaila Yunusa,Faruk Abdullahi,Muhammed Bello Jibo,Aminu Musa Yeldu,Haliru S. Haliru and Yakub Adamu Yauri who only scored 24 votes.

The newly elected State Executive were sworn in immediately by Barrister Aminu Saidu Diri from the State Ministry of Justice.

In his acceptance speech,the newly elected State Chairman ,Alhaji Abubakar Chika Ladan, disclosed that the FA state Executive had succeed in established football academics in the state,recruiting best Footballers in playing in the national teams as well as in the European Leagues.

He said that, he had informed the Governor on the need to build more stadium for the training of the Footballers to complement the FIFA Stadium which is 95 percentage completed along Jega road.

He than disclosed five centers have been suggested to the state government where stadium needed to be constructed for the training of Footballers including Jega, Birnin Kebbi,Argungu, Yauri and Zuru.

He promised the delegates to build upon their achievements recorded in the last four years, stressed that their target was to ensure Kebbi youths dominating the national teams of Nigeria as well other leagues within and outside the Country.

While Speaking the representatives of NFF,Alhaji Ali Abubakar, who is the Head of Member Association and Special Duties, commended the State FA executive for the achievements they have recorded in the last four years, stressed that other States should emulate them.

The acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports,Alhaji Usman Umar Ladan who lauded the FA executive for remarkable achievements recorded under the last administration, said the state government would continue to collaborate with the Association to develop the football game and other sports in the state.

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