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New Lagos FA Rejigs Football Structures In Lagos To Be All Inclusive.

The new Lagos State Football Association headed by Mr. Fuad Oki, at the Association’s inaugural Extra Ordinary General Assembly, has approved the provision of Local Football Councils across all the 20 official Local Government Areas in the state, according to the Secretary of the Lagos FA, Akeem Okikiopkosu, its in line with directive of the NFF as part of efforts to deepen Football development at the Grassroots.

The Extra Ordinary Congress also as part of the wider reconciliation efforts, has mandated and approved for the LSFA Executive Committee to increase the number of Senatorial representatives in the Executive Committee from three to four representatives per Senatorial District levels, pursuant to the LSFA Statutes to immediately take effect.

The Congress implored all stakeholders interested in being part of LSFA Executive Committee to subject themselves to and come through the legitimate electoral process as outlined in the statutes and assures all parties of the support of the football family; provided they assume their positions through the legitimate process.

The Congress further approved for the Executive Committee to take all necessary steps and actions to conduct elections into the Local Football Councils, State Executive Committee, and all other outstanding election at
Divisional levels within forty-five (45) days of the Congress.

The Congress approved new LSFA Logo, alongside budget cycle from June -July.

The congress approved the appointment of Appeal Committee and Electoral Committee to conduct Elections into the newly established and outstanding seats at the Divisional levels.

The congress approved the formation of a number of Standing Committees aimed to help in the effective administration of the Lagos FA, there are;

The Congress mandated the Executive Committee to ensure the commencement of all football programmes, including the Junior League, Ibile Cup, Street Soccer Tournament, Principal Cup and Oba Cup, and directed the relevant LSFA standing committees to appropriate support in this.

The Standing Committees newly established include; the Technical Committee, the Security Committee and Women Football committee.

Others are School Games Committee, Finance Committee, Internal Audit Committee, Youths Committee, Referee’s. Committee, Legal Committee, Merger Committee, Players Status Committee, Marketing Committee Protocol Committee, Strategic Committee, Media Committee, Ethics Committee & Fairplay Committee.

The Lagos FA chairman pronounced that if the Footballer’s Union refuses to resolve their matter, the Association will not relate with the Union.

Congress expressed appreciation to past Chairmen of the LSFA, for the support given to the LSFA Extra-Ordinary General Assembly.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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