Olumide Bamiduro Is New Director Of FEAD


Olumide Bamiduro has been named the new Director of Federation of Elite Athletes Department, FEAD, at the Federal Ministry of Sports Development, followed the removal of Amaka Ashiofu by the Head of Civil Service. Ashiofu had reportedly been wrongfully appointed to succeed, in acting capacity, the retiring Simon Ebojdjaye in August last year.

Bamiduro, a graduate of Physical and Health Education from the University of Ilorin 1988-1991, is one of the best Secretary Generals of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, will now head a department many consider as the ‘engine room’ of the Federal Ministry of Sports Development.

The University of Ilorin product also attended Witwatersrand University, Johannesbourg, South Africa in 2013 where he bagged New Managers Program in Sports Administration.

He was commended as ‘a good manager of men, materials and situation’, by Professor Ogunjimi Olusegun.

Before his new position, Bamiduro was the secretary of Cycling Federation of Nigeria, Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Nigeria Wrestling Federation among the national Federations he had handled.


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