Minister sets up panel to probe Team Nigeria’s outing in Doha

Minister of and sports development, Sunday Dare on Monday inaugurated to investigate the participation of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar.

The of the panel is part of measures to forestall reoccurrence of the challenges that resulted in shambolic performance of Team Nigeria athletes at the tournament.

The inauguration of the members of the panel was held at the Media Centre Package ‘ ’, MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja, and the terms of reference for the , chiefly amongst which will be to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the unimpressive performance of Team Nigeria at Doha and the general disaffection amongst the athletes.

It would be recalled that the Minister directed the recall of Mr Sunday Adeleye, Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN from the World Athletics Championships on the heels of avoidable and unacceptable technical and administrative lapses  that embarrassed  the nation.

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