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Pinnick heads Asaba 2018 CAA Championship Special Duties Sub-Committee

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Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick. IMAGE – Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: AOIFOOTBALL

Determined to bring all useful hands on the deck to ensure a successful hosting, the Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships, Solomon Ogba has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Pinnick Amaju, as the head of the Special Duties Sub-Committee.

In a statement signed by the Head, Media and Publicity Sub-Committee, Olukayode Thomas, Ogba said the Delta State government was determined to host a championship that will not only set a standard for future editions of the Africa Senior Athletics Championships but will also be as good as the IAAF World Championships.

“Amaju’s experience in sports management, which spans many decades, at both local and international level, will obviously add a lot of value to the successful hosting of the championship”, he affirmed.

Apart from special assignments that the four-man special duties sub-committee headed by Amaju will handle, Ogba said they will also provide services and assistance to other committees and in any areas where their services are needed to ensure the success of the championship.

Amaju, who was in Asaba for a meeting of the LOC, thanked Ogba and other members of the LOC and especially the state government for the opportunity to contribute his quota to Nigeria, Delta and host city Asaba, hosting the best Africa Senior Athletics Championship ever,

“Irrespective of assignments, commitments and engagements that I have elsewhere, I will be dedicated to this assignment 100 per cent. I will work with all the members of the committees to ensure that we all make history by organizing the best Africa Senior Athletics Championship ever,’’ Amaju enthused.

The Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championship will be held at the Asaba Township Stadium from August 1-5, 2018.



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