AFN Board Ratifies Ibrahim Gusau Impeachment – Latest Sports in Nigeria
By Niyi Busari
The Board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria on Thursday at the headquarter in Abuja ratified the impeachment of the suspended president, Ibrahim Gusau, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The Board members though twelve but nine of them unanimously voted to impeach the former president and insisted that there is no going back on the decision which according them was taking in line with the federation’s statute.
The twelve board members who took the unanimous decision are; President, AFN, Hon. George Olamide, coach Gabriel Okon, Maria Wophill, Esan Oludare, Rosa Collins, DIG Sunny Muhammed RTD, Himah Charles, Taphida Gadzama, Alh. Ahmad Keita, Prince Adisa, and Prof. Emmanuel Ojeme.
Speaking with www.bsnsports.com.ng after the meeting in Abuja, the president, Hon Olamide George said:
“Today, a position has been taking and there’s no going back. We have taken an unanimous decision as a board that the suspended president, Shehu Gusau should be impeached in line with rule. And of course, there was no counter motion to that as nine board members voted that he should be impeached.
Reacting to the court notice which stopped the board not to hold the meeting, Olamide said:
“I heard that there was a document about a notice from court stopping us from holding today’s meeting. As for me, i have not been served neither did i receive any document and no one has called me to tell about it.
” But is it not funny that a group who has declare themselves autonomous are the one that taking other group to court? He asked.
“This is a reasonable question Nigerians who have the interest of athletics and Nigeria at heart should ask.” He concluded.