Chief Patrick Ekeji, a former Nigeria international and onetime interim Green Eagles coach, has earned praises from professional sport body, National Association for Physical, Health Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance, (NAPHER-SD) following his appointment as Deputy Chief of Staff (Administration) by Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, Completesports.com reports.
Ekeji, a retired Director General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC) will work with substantive Chief of Staff, Barrister Chinedu Agbo, who is in charge of of Operations.
Ekeji’s latest appointment comes on the heels of his committee’s successful review of the laws establishing the Imo Sports Commission, a task he was saddled with by Governor Uzodinma soon after his February 14 Supreme Court victory as Governor of the Heartland State.
This marks Ekeji’s significant step into politics and administration after an illustrious football and sports management career.
Source: Complete Sports