Friday, November 8, 2019

Sports minister sacks AFN technical director, Adeleye

The Technical Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Sunday Adeleye, has been sacked.

His removal was contained in a letter addressed to the President of the AFN, Shehu Gusau.

A letter from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development said Adeleye’s sack was ordered by the sports minister, Sunday Dare.

The letter claimed that Adeleye was removed over alleged gross misconduct.


Part of the letter addressed to Gusau read, “Consequent on the recommendation of the Advisory Committee, I am further directed to convey the directive of the Honourable Minister for the immediate removal from office of Mr. Sunday Adeleye as Technical Director of the AFN on account of ascertained gross misconduct.

“Accordingly, you are directed to convey to Mr. Sunday Adeleye in writing this directive and evidence of compliance delivered to the Honourable Minister.”

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