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Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as SA on Sports

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Former Super Eagles striker, Daniel Amokachi, has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as his Special Adviser on Sports.

This was announced in a press statement by the Media Office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Thursday.

The statement noted that Amokachi’s letter of appointment was issued on August 17 and signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

The statement quoted the appointment letter as reading, “I am pleased to inform you that Mohammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has approved your appointment as Special Assistant on Sports. The appointment takes effect from the 11th of August, 2020.”

Daily Times gathered that as Special Assistant on Sports, Daniel Amokachi is expected to advise the President on all sports matters.

The former Everton of England player was earlier in the year named Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

Although a ceremonial role, as ambassador he is expected to mentor youngsters.

Amokachi a.k.a ‘Da Bull’, began his career in Kaduna with Ranchers Bees, played for Club Brugge of Belgium, Besiktas of Turkey, Everton of England and Colorado Rapids of United States before retirement.



4 Comments

Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as SA on Sports - Adeola Bolajoko - 10:24 am

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Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as SA on Sports - Abiodun Olutoye - 11:45 am

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Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as SA on Sports - Olaniyan Najim - 4:39 pm

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Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as SA on Sports - Ifeoluwa Hope - 10:38 pm

Congratulations to him