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State FA elections produce bosses

17 February 2015, 16:04

Lagos - Elections into the Football Associations of the 36 States and Abuja has hit full throttle with the exercise already successfully concluded in some States.

On Monday, Yusuf Ahmed Fresh, Member of the NFF Executive Committee and Chairman of the NFF Referees Committee, retained his seat unopposed as Chairman of Niger State Football Association, at elections conducted in Minna.

Also on Monday, at elections conducted in Dutse, Sabo Abdullahi Dutse retained his seat unopposed as Chairman of the Jigawa State Football Association.

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On Tuesday, two more States concluded their exercises, with Ibrahim Musa Gusau, Member of the NFF Executive Committee and Chairman of the NFF Security Committee, retaining his seat unopposed as Chairman of Zamfara State Football Association at elections conducted in Gusau.

Although the persons were unopposed, yes or no votes were still cast in the circumstances.

It was not as plain-sailing for Abdulkadir Magaji Kabaka, who had to sweat out before retaining his seat as Chairman of Kaduna State Football Association. He scored 23 votes to keep his job, while Sheriff Kassim scored 16 votes to become the vice chairman.

Jumare Magaji, Garba Mohammed, Magaji Alhassan, Bege Kwassau, Abubakar Aliyu, Abdusalam Jere and Joe Shedrack were elected into the Kaduna State FA executive council from the various zones, at the election supervised by Member of NFF Executive Committee, Chris Green.

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