By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Tired of enduring their non performance, the Directors of Sports from the North West Zone have called for the suspension of Representatives of the zone on boards of eight Federations, as well as cautioned others on ten Federations.
The call was contained in a 15-point communique issued at the end of its three-day meeting of Directors of Sports from North West, issued to newsmen in Kaduna on Sunday, jointly signed by Chairman North-West Zone Director of Sports, Nalado Iro Kankiya, Representative of Chairmen North-West Zone Athletics Associations, Alhaji Moh’d S. Sule and the Zonal Coordinator, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, North-West Zone, Abdullahi Idris.
“Calls on the Board of Cycling, Handball, Basketball, Hokey, Boxing, Rugby, Table Tennis and Traditional Sports Federations to without delay temporarily suspend our representatives from the Federations for lakadaisical attitude towards responsibilities envisaged from them at states and zonal level,” it said.
The communique also called on the North-West Zonal Representatives on the boards ofAquatics, Chess, Deaf Sports, Fives, Rowing, Canoeing and Yachting,Shooting, Tennis and Wrestling to within the next two weeks of thisCommunique, submit their score card since election to the Zonal Sports office through their respective dtates Directors of Sports.
Meanwhile, they expressed sincere appreciation to the Zonal representatives onthe Boards of Volleyball, Cricket, Taekwondo, and weightlifting for their track records of performances at states, zonal and national levels.
“Decisions taken are in the Best Interest of States and the Zone forUnhindered Progress and Sports Developments,” it said.