By Olayinka Elebute
Brig. Gen. Z.L. Abubakar has promised to build a solid structure for the Nigeria Judo Federation during his time in office.
The Chairman Caretaker committee of the Nigeria Judo Federation, Brig. Gen. Z.L. Abubakar was sworn in alongside 29 sports federation chairmen by the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare on Tuesday in Abuja.
Brig. Gen. Abubakar further revealed that it’s time to correct the majority of the defects he noticed while serving as a member of the former board.
“I have to thank the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare for bringing me on board with Mr Bolaji Yusuf from Lagos State as a member of the caretaker committee for this few months to uplift our federation to the next level. This is a call to service, we have accepted the challenge and we will try as much as possible to put in our best to make a mark”.
The newly Inaugurated Caretaker Committees of the 30 Sports Federation have till September 2021 after the Olympics to function while elections into the Federations will come immediately and be guided by the constitutions and the Code of Governance.