BY Stella Kabruk
Kaduna, May 19,2019 The Kaduna State Football Association (FA) on Sunday inaugurated a 9-man committee to conduct its election on June 7, in Kafanchan.
The FA also inaugurated a 5-man appeal committee to entertain complaints that might arise after the election.
The electoral committee has Habib Bello-Dembo as Chairman, with Sabo Babayaro as Vice Chairman while Ahmed Maude, Kaduna State Director of Sports, Ibrahim Yakubu and Isaiah Benjamin, the Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, will serve as members.
Other members include, Dr. Bitiyong Yakubu-Nkom of the State House of Assembly, Aliyu Adamu and Iliyasu Musa while the FA Secretary, Abdulsalam Jere, will serve as Secretary.
Meanwhile, the five members of the appeal committee are Dr Tijjani Yusuf, Abdulkareem Ibrahim, Prof. Rabiu S. Adamu, Abubakar Balarabe and Nasir Chiji.
The State Commissioner for Youth, Sports and Culture, Daniel Danauta, urged the committee members to discharge their duties without fear or favour.
On his part, the incumbent FA Chairman, Kasim Sherreef, advised the committee members to abide strictly by the statutes of the association without any form of compromise.
In his response, Bello-Dembo, the chairman of the electoral committee, gave the assurances of conducting a free, fair, credible and transparent election.
He therefore called for the support of all the stakeholders to make the election a success.