Zubair Emerges New Nigeria Referees Association President

Written by on April 30, 2023

A retired FIFA-badged referee, Sani Zubair, has been elected the new President of the Nigeria Referees Association, taking over from Tade Azeez.

Zubair was elected in Ilorin on Saturday after he polled 53 votes from the available 54 accredited delegates to beat Daniel Olokor.

The former Publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Referees Association, Kelechi Mejuobi, was elected the new National Deputy President with 43 votes to beat David Egho who scored 10 votes.

The duo of Emmanuel Imiere and Ibrahim Fagge were elected unopposed as National Vice-President 1 and National Vice-President 2 respectively at the Elective Congress.

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