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Jonathan Sacks Sports Minister, Appoints Danagogo

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* NFF Congratulates Danagogo
A change of guard has occurred in the National Sports Commission (NSC) with the removal on Wednesday of Sports Minister/ Chairman of the NSC Mallam Bolaji Abdulahi by President Goodluck Jonathan
Abudlahi who hails from Kwars State has been replaced with Tamuno Danagogo from Rivers State.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated the newly-appointed Minister of Sports and Chairman, NSC Danagogo. 
Danagogo, a lawyer, was sworn into office Wednesday morning by President Jonathan.
Speaking to the new minister on telephone from Atlanta, United States of America, President of Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, welcomed him to his new office and prayed for Nigeria’s
string of successes on and off the football field, nay sports sector to continue, and even blossom, during Danagogo’s tenure.
“It is my special pleasure to, on behalf of the entire Nigeria football family, congratulate you on your new appointment and wish you tremendous success in your tenure. Our football has been experiencing a renaissance in the past two years and we pray that it continues, and in fact get better, during your tenure.
“We hope to make your coming in memorable by charging the Super Eagles to go all out and win today’s international friendly against Mexico here in Atlanta. We have never beaten Mexico at full international level, so it would be historic for us to win today,” Maigari told Danagogo.