Ahead of the Confederation of African Athletics CAA, the Outgoing Vice President of the Confederation of African Athletics, Engr.Dr. Ibrahim Shehu Gusau has given his total support for the candidacy of current
President of the Confederation of African Athletics CAA, Hamad Kalkaba Malboum.
The election is billed to take place in Lusaka, Zambia on Thursday April 27,
2023 would have seen the Nigerian go head to head with the Septuagenarian Cameroonian Sport Administrator.
Speaking on Tuesday in Lusaka, Zambia after the Council Meeting of the Confederation of African Athletics, Engr.Gusau said an understanding has been reached between himself and Mr. Hamad Kalkaba Malboum.
“Indeed, I did put myself forward to contest for the President of CAA because of my zeal to develop Athletics in the continent.
However, after today’s meeting, we (Mr.Kalakaba and I) upon discovering that we both have a common zeal and goal for the game to work together; and so, with a mutual understanding, I have decided to shove my ambition to the feature as Mr.Malboum has my full support.”Engr.Gusau told journalists.
With this development, the Incumbent CAA President is set to be re-elected unopposed on Thursday.