The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has been commended for appointing Akwa Ibom sons into various standing and ad hoc committees of the NFF.
The commendation is contained in a Congratulatory Message which was released on Monday and signed by Akwa Ibom State’s Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Sir Monday Uko.
Mr. Uko describes these appointments as “recognition of the enormous investments which have been channeled into football development in the state by the present administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel”.
He further describes Mr. Emmanuel Ibah, who is the Chairman of Akwa Ibom State Football Association and an Executive Member of the NFF, as “a vastly experienced team player and the epitome of hard work and commitment to duty” and expressed confidence in his ability to overwhelmingly succeed in his new assignment.
While describing the appointees as worthy ambassadors of the State, the Youth and Sports boss pledges to work assiduously with them in order to further develop the round-leather game of football in Akwa Ibom.
Mr. Emmanuel Ibah, Obong Isong Isang, Honourable Imo Attat, Mr. Etim Esin and Mr. Colin Udoh brought to five, the number of Akwa Ibom sons who were appointed into various NFF Committees, Sunday.
Mr. Emmanuel Ibah was appointed Chairman, Protocol and Ceremonial Committee and Vice Chairman, Referees Committee as well as Vice Chairman, Establishment Committee.
Obong Isong Isang was appointed as a member of the Medical Committee; Honourable Imo Attat is a member of Youth Football Committee while Etim Esin and Mr. Colin Udoh were appointed as members of the Technical Study Group and Marketing, Sponsorship and Television Advisory Committee respectfully.
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