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EDO NSF 2020: Anambra State Reward 10-Year-Old Gymnast With Over 2million

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The  10-year-old Stephanie Onusiriuka who caught the attention of many with her superlative performances at the just concluded 2020 Edo National Sports Festival and won 4 medals, has been rewarded for hard work by the Anambra state government with the sum of N2,250,000.

Also, the Founder of TIG club, Coach Tony Asuquo, was rewarded with N500,000 for discovering and nurturing the little girl.

According to the reports made available to The Gleamer News, Stephanie got over N2,250 million as award for Edo 2020 from the Anambra state Governor.

“Anambra paid Gold one million naira, Silvers N500,000 and bronze N250,000.”

However, Stephanie is the daughter of a veteran Nigerian music producer, Emeka Onusiriuika, popularly known by his stage name, Mekoyo.

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AFN Board Dissolved

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The board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria has been dissolved upon the expiration of its term.                                

Announcing the dissolution on Monday 14th June by the Sports Ministry of Youth and Sports saying the tenure of the board has expired.

 

According to the ministry statement, Pursuant to article 10.4 of the 2017 constitution of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, the Ministry hereby dissolves the board of the AFN.

the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development understand that the AFN will hold an elective congress on Monday June 14.                                    

“We have advised that the elections should be organized in accordance with the 2017 constitution of the AFN as contained in the agreement reached at the reconciliation meeting held in Abuja last April and brokered by the Confederation of African Athletics and World Athletics,’ the Ministry further said in the statement and enjoined delegates at Monday’s Elective Congress to eschew bitterness and vote for candidates that can unite the federation.                        

The AFN had at its extraordinary congress on Sunday June 13, 2021 held in Abuja asked the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to invoke article 10.4 of its constitution and dissolve the outgoing board.

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