The Niger State Ministry of Youth Empowerment and Sports
Development on Wednesday said the state government has
approved a new management committee for Niger
Tornadoes Football Club of Minna.
Baba Sheshi, the Director of Sports at the Ministry, told the
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that the club’s
former management committee was dissolved on Dec. 14.
“The new nine-man committee will be inaugurated on
Thursday to begin to manage the club’s affairs immediately.’’
He said Abubakar Gawu would serve as club chairman and
Bello Auta as vice-chairman.
The Director of Sports said Aliyu Muazu, Usman Alfa and
Awwal Idris retained their positions in the management
committee as Secretary, Team Manager and Welfare Officer
of the club respectively.
He added that Sani Balarabe was appointed Marketing
Officer, Abdullahi Likita the Liaison Officer, Abdullahi Dangana
the Media Officer and Usman Mohammed the Adviser.
NAN reports that the dissolved management committee was
appointed in 2016, and since then it has witnessed minor
changes before its dissolution on Dec. 14.