Olumide Oyedeji Beat Daniel Igali To Emerge 3rd Vice President of NOC

Representative of the athletes in the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and former D’Tigers captain, Olumide Oyedeji secured 24 votes to emerge as third vice president against Daniel Igali President of the wrestling federation who had 15 votes.

 Maria Wophill of the athletics federation had one vote. 

Meanwhile, Habu Gumel was re-elected as the president of NOC after defeating former Minister of Sports, Sani Ndanusa with 21-19 votes. 

Solomon Ogba of Bobsled & Skeleton Federation secured 24 votes to emerge as the First Vice President, beating Francis Orbih of Badminton who got 16 votes. Ishaku Tikom of Table Tennis won unopposed for the Second Vive president position. 

Olabisi Joseph of School Sports Federation will serve as the fourth vice president after polling 23 votes to beat Rahinatu Garba and Hauwa Akinyemi.

For other positions, Tunde Popoola of Hockey Federation won the general secretary’s seat with 24 votes; Abdullahi Mohammed emerged as deputy general secretary unopposed while president of the Nigerian Basketball Federation, Musa Kida, will serve as treasurer, and Tony Nezianya as public relations officer.

 After the rounds of voting, chairman of the electoral committee, Ibrahim Galadima confirmed the return of the elected officers who will run the affairs of the NOC for the next four years.

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