Chief Tonobok Okowa
President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Chief Tonobok Okowa, has said that this year’s National Trials to select athletes that will fly the nation’s flag at the Africa Games in Ghana could spring some surprises.
President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Chief Tonobok Okowa, has dismissed a petition by some of his board members who are calling on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), to scrutinise the finances of the federation.
Delta State young athletes have appealed to Governor Sheriff Oborevwori to extend the tenure of the Chairman of the Sports Commission, Chief Tonobok Okowa, for at least two years, to enable him to “fine-tune” their sporting career. Okowa’s second tenure as chairman of Delta Sports Commission will end in February, 2024, but the young athletes…
Nigeria went into the championship hoping to better her performance at the last edition of the event in Oregon, U.S., where it won a gold medal and a silver, as well as creating a world record.