Maduakor Chukwudi wins Nigeria’s Amputee Football Federation presidential election

By Oviri Kelvin, Sports Editor

Nigeria’s Amputee Football Federation has elected Maduakor Chukwudi as its president after he emerged unopposed in the election held at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

Chukwudi, who polled ten votes to emerge victorious, is expected to usher in new innovations and ideas that will rebrand the image of the federation.

According to a report by NAN, the new President of the federation following his victory called on all relevant stakeholders and sponsors to contribute to the development of sports in the country.

In his speech, Chukwudi noted that he will work assiduously to woo sponsors that will help grow the sport, adding that the welfare of the players is his greatest concern.

He said, “look for sponsors that will be of assistance and support us in our various activities to ensure that we grow. The welfare of players will be our major concern because without them [players] there are no people to lead.”

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More so, the election was conducted under the guidance of the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development.

Meanwhile, the National Para-sports Federation was to conduct elections for seven Para sports Federations but six were conducted.

Those conducted are Para-athletic, Para-power lifting, Para-soccer, Para-swimming, Sitting-volleyball, and Amputee football.

The Trumpet reports that Bungon Dauda from the North West region was elected unopposed as the Vice President to Chukwudi having polled 10 votes.

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