The Chairman of the Kwara State Football Association, Mallam Idris Abdullahi Musa has inaugurated the Electoral and Appeals Committees ahead of the State’s FA Board Election, tentatively slated for June 13th, 2023, in Kaiama, the headquarters of Kaiama Local Government Area of the State.
Mallam Idris, in his remarks said that the inauguration of the Committees were in line with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Statutes, and charged them to discharge their duties according to the guidelines.
In their acceptance speeches, the Chairman of Electoral and Appeal Committees, Chief Emmanuel Dada Obafemi and Alhaji Jimoh Kehinde respectively, commended the leadership of Kwara FA for giving them the opportunity to serve, and pledged to conduct free and fair elections that would usher in new Chairman and Board members.
The Committees Chairmen, who alluded to the process as a very tasking one, assured contestants of peaceful conduct of the elections and hitch-free exercise that all would be proud of by the football stakeholders in the State.
Emmanuel Dada Obafemi chairs the Electoral Committee, while Professor AbdulGafar Ijaiya, former Director of Sports, Mrs Serah Adebola Esan, Alhaji Sule Abass and Oke Mohammed Jimoh are to serve as members.
Appeals Committee members include Alhaji Yunusa Jimoh Kehinde, Alhaji AbdulKareem Ayinde, Dr Mobolaji Ojibara, Mr Bunmi Adedoyin, Aliyu Baba, while Kashim Agaka will serve as the Secretary to the two Committees.