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Ilaboya wins Edo FA election, Ogunjobi, Odeniran, others also triumph


FOREMOST journalist and former vice chairman of the Edo State Football Association, Frank Ilaboya, yesterday in Benin became the new boss of the state’s FA, replacing Chief Abel Ehigie.

  Ilaboya got five votes to defeat Ikpomwonsa Edebiri, who polled three votes, while Teddy Victor Egbon withdrew on the floor of the congress.

   Other officers elected at the congress include Alex Olaye, who got six votes to become vice president, beating Johnbull Edosomwan (three votes) and Kadiri Christopher, who got none.

   In Oyo, James Odeniran recorded a landslide victory in the polls held at the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education Oyo. He got the whole 12 votes from the 12 delegates to defeat his opponent, Elder Oloyede Babatunde.

  Alhaji Moronkade Abiyemi from Oyo East Council Area became the vice chairman unopposed.


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