• Rio Olympics: Minister summons AFN, FEAD staff over air ticket scandal

    Rio Olympics: Minister summons AFN, FEAD staff over air ticket scandal

    The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has summoned the Secretary, Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Olumide Bamiduro, to explain the ticket scandal that rocked the social media at the weekend.

    A statement by the minster’s Special Adviser on Media, Nneka Anibeze, said on Sunday in Lagos that the ministry’s staff of the Federation of Elite Athletes Department (FEAD) was also summoned.

    It will be recalled that a mail purportedly written by the AFN secretary had asked athletes to send an estimate […]