Niger State Govt Sacks Tornadoes Management Board Over Poor Performance
By Niyi Busari
Niger state government on Tuesday announced the dissolution of the entire management board of Niger Tornadoes Football Club, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
Nigeria Professional Football League side, Niger Tornadoes seated at the rock bottom of Group A with 10 points in 13 matches with just 9 games to the end of the season.
In a press statement made available to www.bsnsports.com.ng written by the Ministry of Sports Development Niger State, and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Gana addressed to the Chairman Niger Tornadoes Management Committee, Minna, which reads in parts:
“The management and staff of Ministry of Sports Development wish to appreciate and your team for the efforts in the running of affairs of Tornadoes Football Club since your appointment.
” However, the Ministry is saddened by the poor performance of the club in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League and therefore wish to dissolve the present Management.
“The ministry wishes to thank you for your selfless service to the club and wish you well in your future endeavours. You are by this notice advise to handover to the Permanent Secretary with immediate effect.” The statement concluded.