Chairman, Senate Committee on Sports, and Ebonyi state Football Association boss, Senator Obinna Ogba has been appointed as the new Chairman of the second-tier league, the Nigeria National League (NNL).
According to a reliable source from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Distinguished Senator Ogba was appointed as a replacement for late ex-boss of the NNL, Mr Chidi offor Okenwa.
Senator Ogba is expected to work alongside the independent members of the board with the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO), Emmanuel Adesanya.
The official announcement of his appointment is expected from the Nigeria football house soonest according to our source.
Acting Chairman of the NNL, who is the independent Vice Chairman of the board, Alhaji Nasir Mohammed from Sokoto will hand over the most important league seat to the new boss even as the NNL Secretariat is said to have been relocated from the FIFA Goal Project office to the Zone 7, Wuse house of the NFF former office in Abuja.