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PMB APPOINTS DADI- MAMUD AS NIS DIRECTOR

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of DrJohn Atumiye Ndanusa Dadi- Mamud as the new Director/ Chief Executive of the National Institute for Sports.

A letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation states that the appointment of the former NIS Deputy Director is for an initial term of four years.

53-year old Dadi- Mamud hails from Kogi State and attended the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He has  a Doctorate degree in Exercise and Sports Science and a Masters’ degree in Exercise Physiology .

Dr Dadi – Mamud has served in various capacities including Acting Director NIS, Coordinator, Academic programmes, NIS, Head of Department Research Department, Secretary,  Swimming Association Lokoja and part time lecturer, Arabic Teachers  College Kano. 

His appointment is with effect from May 14, 2019 while taking over from Dr Chukwudi Kingdom Eke whose tenure expired on May 10, 2019.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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