A revised timetable for the National Sports Federations elections has been released by the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The deadline for submission of forms is now May 19, 2017 while verification of names of representatives of other constituencies except those from the zones will take place between May 23rd and 24th 2017. The earleir deadline for submission of completed forms was May 9.
the Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung Nneka Ikem-Anibeze , who announced this in a statement said zonal elections will now hold on May 25, 2017 while bye elections arising from petitions and appeals at zonal and constituency levels will take place on June 7, 2017 while the new date for the inauguration of the boards of National Sports Federations is now July 13, 2017 as against the earlier date of June 27.
In another development, Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has commended the government and people of Delta state for their consistency in grassroots sports development.