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Mukhtar Emerges FCT FA Chairman

Mohammed Adam Mukhtar has emerged the new chairman of the Federal Capital Territory Football Association, FCT FA

Mukhtar pulled a total of 11 votes to defeat the incumbent chairman, Musa Talle who got 4 votes.

In the other elections, Patrick Ngwaogu, the incumbent 1st Vice Chairman lost to Kolo Salisu, who had 10 votes to defeat Mr Ngwaogu who got 5 votes.

For the office of 2nd Vice Chairman, John Gaza secured a total of 9 votes to defeat Sariki Hamidu who got 6 votes

Ngozi Eze got 11 votes to defeat Barrister Victoria Nlemigbo who got 4 votes for the position of female representative in the Board.

In other elections for the position of Ordinary Board Member, the following emerged winners – Hasimu Adamu, 9 votes. Bassey Patrick, 8 votes. Wakali John 7 votes. Abimbola Samuel, 9 votes the 4 winners scored the highest number of votes to emerge winners.

Mukhtar who spoke to LEADERSHIP Friday after his election victory reaffirmed his commitment to develop football in the nation’s capital.

“They should expect positive changes, rapid development in the game and new innovation and dynamic approach to carry the entire stakeholder together to see that we bring a lot of positive development to move the football in the nation’s capital forward,” he said.

He further stated that an enabling environment will be created for all football clubs within the FCT.

“We provide the enabling environment to all football clubs to make them feel at home ahead of the big tasks ahead of us and also for grassroots development,  am know for developing players and I will continue to do that even in a bigger way this time” he concluded.


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