BREAKING! Liman Beats Kaita To Emerge North West Zonal Rep On AFN Board


By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

Honourable Yusuf Liman Dahiru  from Kaduna State with five out of six votes, beat his opponent, Alhaji Ahmed Ahidjo Isa Kaita from Katsina State to emerge winner of the North West Zonal Representative on Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Board.

Out of the six accredited votes cast at the venue, Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna, Liman picked five, leaving Kaita with only one vote, cast by himself as an accredited delegate.

Earlier before the polls, Electoral Officer from Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Aminu Mohammed Kassim said that they have gone through the guidelines for the election, with one representative each from the six out of seven states that make up the North West.
He said hence, only six delegates were accredited.
“Election is something very simple. You either win or you lose, accept it in good faith.
“We have three nominees, after nomination, we are going for election. Election will be open secret.
“We have only seven accredited voters. Among the six, you will nominate three people, before the election.
Six delegates from Kaduna, Jigawa, Zamfara, Kebbi, Sokoto and Katsina were present at the election, while Kano was absent.

Yusuf Liman is a member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.


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