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Jonathan Sacks NSC Director-General Elegbeleye

Jonathan sacks Gbenga Elegbeleye
Gbenga Elegbeleye

President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the Director-General of National Sports Commission, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye.

In his place, Sports Minister, Dr Tammy Danagogo, has appointed Alhassan Yakmut, a director in the NSC, in acting capacity.

Yakmut took over on Monday as the acting Director General of the commission at its  head office in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

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Elegbeleye is an experienced politician and sports administrator. He was also at a time in the House of Representatives.

He was born in Akoko North-East, Ondo State, on October 1, 1964. He was appointed as the DG of the NSC on May 15, 2013, for a five-year tenure.

However, no official reason was given for his removal.


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