Wike Appoints 13-man Committee For 2018 African Wrestling Championship


The Executive Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (CON) has appointed a 13-man committee for the 2018 African Wrestling Championship.

A statement signed by the Commissioner of Sports,  Rivers State, Honourable Boma Iyaye informed that the appointed members are to be inaugurated at the Rivers State Government House on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 1 pm.

According to the statement, members if the committee are. Boma Iyaye – Commissioner of Sports (Chairman), Daniel Igali – President Nigeria Wrestling Federation (Vice Chairman), Stephen Adue – Director (Admin), Ministry of Sports (Secretary), Barrister Emma Okah – Commissioner of Information (Member),  Professor Princewill Chike – Commissioner of Health (Member) and Mrs Tonye Briggs Onyide – Commissioner of Culture (Member).

Others are Honour Sirawoo – President SWAN (Member),   Representative of Federal Minister of Sports,  Commissioner of Police/Rep member, Chief Jackson Bidei – (Representative of Nigeria Wrestling Federation), J.J Kio – Member, Ambassador Koko – Chief of Protocol/Senior special assistant and  Falilat Ogunkoya – Nigeria Olympic Committee.

“Members are expected to be seated at 12:30 pm prompt,” it advised.





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