Breaking NEWS! DIG (Rtd) Sani Mohammed MNI, Prince Adeyinka Adewole, others constitute new board members of the Nigeria Chess Federation


DIG (Rtd) Sani Mohammed, MNI, returns to the Nigeria Chess Federation as President on a third term ticket. 

DIG (Rtd) Sani Mohammed, MNI—New NCF President (North Central Representative)

All candidates in the Nigeria Chess Federation Presidential race have reached a consensus to adopt without a vote the candidacy of DIG (Rtd) Sani Mohammed, MNI, as President of the Nigeria Chess Federation for the next four years.

Also, Prince Adeyinka Adewole (former CPAN President) is the newly elected Vice President of the Nigeria Chess Federation. The board members’ electors gave Adewole a majority of 9 votes to Apemiye’s 3.

Prince Adeyinka Adewole—New Vice President (South West Representative)

Other new members that constitute the Nigeria chess federation board are as follows:

  1. South East Representative—Dr. MacDonald Onyekwere
  2. South South Representative—Mr. Austin Apemiye
  3. North East Representative—Engr. Mohammed Bawa
  4. North West Representative—Mr. Ademola Alli
  5. Nigeria Association of Women In Sports Representative—Mrs. Mabel Akitoye
  6. Nigeria Association of Physical & Health Education Recreation Representative—Dr. Alh. Bode Durotoye
  7. Arbiter’s Representative— Mr. Eugene Akhiwu
  8. Player’s Representative—IM Odion Aikhoje
  9. Institution Representative—Mr. Segun Akinbiyi
  10. International Representative—Mr. Lekan Adeyemi
  11. Sponsor’s Representative—Tunde Ajibutu

These board members will serve a four-year term starting in October 2021.

Congratulations to the new board members of the Nigeria Chess Federation.


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