April 20, 2024


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Orbih Re-Elected as Badminton Federation of Nigeria President

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Francis Orbih
President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), Francis Orbih

Several weeks after the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) subdued its obstacle that impacted the federation, the stakeholders have agreed to perform jointly and have presented their assistance to the recently re-elected President Francis Orbih to help a lot more expansion and enhancement of the racket video game in the nation and outside of.

It will be recalled that the courts experienced stopped the Ministry of Youth and Sports activities Progress and the electoral committee from conducting election for the govt workplaces of the federation pending the listening to and resolve of a substantive go well with right before it in September, 2021  sports activities federation elections.

The election of the Board of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria was set on maintain due to the Ministry’s respect for the Court docket injunction that was instituted by some aggrieved Stakeholders.
On the other hand, the aggrieved Stakeholders by the intervention of elders in the badminton household dealt with the difficulties of concern and have jointly discontinued litigation in the Federal Superior Court, in the spirit of Just one-Sport-A single Household, which the BFN has generally been regarded for.

At the election carried out within the Ministry of Youth and Sporting activities Development underneath the supervision of the ministry officials in Abuja, the previous President Orbih was re-elected for an additional 4 year tenure.

Orbih who was unopposed polled 10 votes as Alhaji Maina Mohammed emerged vice president following he scored 10 votes. Speaking soon the election, the elated President reported following a entire large amount of difficulties, all the stakeholders came to tranquil and amicable settlement.According to him we are dedicated and committed to carry Badminton to bigger heights.“Its victory for Badminton, in Nigeria as there is no victor no vanquish. Badminton is a recreation of Really like and we are going to proceed as 1 family members.

He appealed to all stakeholders to appear with each other for the progress and growth of Badminton in Nigeria and outside of.“We have missing some grounds but we will appear out far better and more robust, we will arrive at out to all to raise the Sport of Badminton.” He promised.Other board users contain Mr. Lawal Yusuf Bello (North East) ,  Engr. Shehu Sulyman Warah  (North Central),  Mrs. Solaja Catherine Obiageli (South East) Mr. Tangbe Felix Awala South-South), Grace Gabriel  (Athletes Reps), Esther Gidado (NAWIS), Tunde Kazeem (NAPHER-SD, Alhaji Malik Anas Sponsor/Philanthropist / Ex-Offico Etuku Institutional Rep, George Shitta (Technological Rep).

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