With a new board of the Nigeria Football Federation comes a new management team for the Nigeria Professional Football League.
According to a media release signed by Mohammed Manga, the Director of Press & Public Relations in the Ministry of Sports, a 10-man Interim Management Committee (IMC) has been set up to oversee the affairs of the league until a proper professional League Board is put in place statutorily.
This according to the release is in line with the 10-year football Master Plan as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari towards the revitalization of the Domestic League.
The IMC is to be headed by former Director General at the Sports Ministry, Gbenga Elegbeleye, who on this day of Nigeria’s independence anniversary is marking his 56th birthday.
He is joined by debonair club owner and sports-betting supremo, Kunle Soname and eminent sports journalist and administrator, Paul Bassey.
Members of the IMC are as follows –
1. Gbenga Elegbeleye – Chairman
2. Paul Bassey – Vice Chairman
3. Davidson Owumi – Head of Operations
4. Kunle Soname
6. Calvin Emeka Onwuka
7. Aliyu Adamu
8.Rep of the NFF.
9. Rep of the Nigeria Police Force
10. Barrister Danladi Ibrahim.
11.Olumide Bamiduro. Secretary