The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick is ready to prove that he is an all-round sports administrator.

The Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships, Solomon Ogba, has named Pinnick as the head of the Special Duties Sub-Committee

In a statement signed by Olukayode Thomas, head Media and Publicity Sub-Committee, Ogba said the Delta State government is determined to host a championship that will not only set a standard for future editions of the Africa Senior Athletics Championships but will also be as good as the IAAF World Championships.

“Amaju’s experience in sports management, which spans many decades, at both local and international level, will obviously add a lot of value to the successful hosting of the championship”, he affirmed.

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Apart from special assignments that the four man special duties sub-committee headed by Amaju will handle, Ogba said they will also provide services and assistance to other committees and in any areas where their services are needed to ensure the success of the championship.

Pinnick has accepted the challenge thrown at him even as he has given his words to contribute his quota to Nigeria, Delta and host city Asaba, to host the best Africa Senior Athletics Championship ever.

“Irrespective of assignments, commitments and engagements that I have elsewhere, I will be dedicated to this assignment 100%. I will work with all the members of the committees to ensure that we all make history by organizing the best Africa Senior Athletics Championship ever’’ Amaju enthused.

The Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championship will be held at the Asaba Township Stadium from August 1-5, 2018.       

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