Former Athletic Federation of Nigeria, AFN, President, Chief Solomon Ogba is said to have quit the board of the federation over what he called interference and internal bickering.
The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association, made the announcement Monday through his media adviser, Olukayode Thoma. Thomas disclosed that Ogba decided to step down from the present AFN board due to undue interference in the activities of the federation.
According to Thomas, Ogba is not comfortable with the dirty politicking that has taken over the AFN lately and that has informed his decision to quit the board.
He said Ogba who is an advocate of doing things right is not happy that the AFN constitution and rules have been relegated to the background while things are now done without recourse to the law guiding the federation.
“As an elder statesman in sports and athletics, in particular, Ogba said he cannot sit and continue to watch things done wrongly.
“Though he has withdrawn from the AFN board, he will continue giving his support to athletics in Delta State and Nigeria as a whole,” Thomas assured.
Ogba became member of the AFN Board as government nominee representing Sponsors and Philanthropy.