Barrister Jude-Benjamin Chukwudi Obikwelu,has urged the brand new State FA Chairman, Chikelue Iloenyosi, to make use of his good connections and wealth of expertise to maneuver Anambra state soccer ahead.
Obikwelu who’s former vice chairman of the Anambra FA board made the decision Monday in Awka in the course of the official handover ceremony by the previous board to the current one led by former Nigeria Worldwide and U23 Eagles defender at Sydney 2000 Olympic Video games , Chikelue Iloenyosi, on the Anambra FA Workplace.
Obikwelu, a retired referee, mentioned that other than the handing over ceremony, the previous govt Committee members have been additionally at FA Secretariat to congratulate the brand new helmsman following his affirmation by the NFF because the genuine Chairman of Anambra FA.
He pledged the loyalty and help of the outgone board to the brand new board and maintained that they’re prepared to help anytime they’re referred to as upon to take action.
“The handing over is just not intentionally delayed, however we needed to wait till there’s a substantive Chairman, therefore it’s arising now”, Obikwelu mentioned.
Obikwelu was accompanied by 4 different members of the earlier board, together with Joe Amene, Chief Kingsley Uduh, Ada Edwards and Emeka Ralphel.
He hinted that they misplaced two of their members, Dr. Cyprian C. Amuzie and Albert Chinwe.
He later handed over the 18- seater Joylong bus and cheque books of FA account with Zenith and UBA banks; and wished him luck in all his future endevours.
Responding, Iloenyosi counseled the previous board members for his or her love, understanding and integrity which depicts the standard of the previous board members.
He promissed to work with them to take Anambra FA to the subsequent stage.
In his comment, the Performing Secretary, Mr. Ralph Nweke thanked the previous board members for the ceremony.
Highpoint of the ceremony was the presentation of the handing over notice by Obikwelu to Chikelue Iloenyosi.