Sports Ministry To Appeal Court Judgement Reinstating Gusau


The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has stated that it will ‘explore its rights of appeal’ within the constitutional 90 days to appeal the judgement of Federal High Court (FHC) Abuja which on Wednesday nullified the impeachment of Engineer Ibrahim Gusau as the president of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

A seven-man AFN board late last year suspended Gusau as its president over an alleged unconstitutional activities and illegal dealings. The board later impeached him and elected Honourable Olamide George as the new substantive president of AFN.

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of new minister, Mr. Sunday Dare recognised the Olamide George-led AFN while jettisoning the faction led by the impeached Gusau who later went to court seeking his reinstatement.

On Wednesday, July 1 2020, the Federal High Court Abuja presided over by Justice A.I. Chikere nullified the impeachment of Gusau and the election of…

Source: Complete Sports