10 contestants cleared by Electoral Committee ahead of Kwara FA polls


Ten candidates have been cleared to contest for the Chairman, Vice Chairman and members of the Kwara State Football Association Election billed for the thirteenth of next month in Kaiama.

Two Chairmanship candidates cleared to contest during the elections are Mallam Idris Abdullahi Musa and Engineer Olaide Ahmed, while Bashorun Kayode Bankole was cleared to vie for the Vice Chairmanship position.

Seven other candidates cleared to contest for the Board membership positions include Hajia Segilola Alaya, Adeshina Bello, Wasiu Lawal, Tunde Sanni, Manzuma Maliki, Abubakar Ahmed and Salaudeen Jimoh.

Speaking at the end of the exercise, the Chairman, Kwara State Football Association Election Screening Committee, Alhaji Sule Abbas-Ahmed said the exercise was conducted in accordance with the Electoral guideline, Code and Statures of the Football Association.

Alhaji Sule applauded all the contestants for their orderly conduct and cooperation.

In his remarks, the Chairman of the Kwara State Football Association Electoral Committee, Mr. Emmanuel Dada Obafemi promised that the Committee would conduct a free and fair Elections.

Mr Obafemi advised the stakeholders to be law abiding before, during and after the Election adding that the State is known as the State of Harmony.


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