Former Super Eagles captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha has been elected Delta State FA chairman, the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Friday. Okocha pulled 26 out of 27 votes cast. He takes over from current NFF Chairman, Amaju Pinnick
In a related development, Barrister Christopher Green, Alhaji Abubakar Ladan and Alhaji Ganiyu Majekodunmi have retained their seats as bosses of the Rivers State Football Association, Kebbi State Football Association and Ogun State Football Association respectively.
Green, member of the NFF Executive Committee and chairman of the NFF Disciplinary Committee, was elected after polling 14 out of the 17 votes cast at the elections monitored by Chairman of the NFF State Elections Monitoring Committee, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau. His opponent, China Acheru got two votes, while one vote was declared invalid.
In Kebbi, Alhaji Abubakar Ladan, former member of NFF Executive Committee, also retained his seat, but was unopposed. The composition of the new Kebbi State FA executive board is now: Ladan (chairman); Moh’d Tukur Hassan (vice chairman); Haliru S. Haliru (member); Yakubu Daudu Machika (member); Yunusa Sama’ila Jega (member); Abubakar Moh’d Carlos (member); Abubakar Rufa’i Gwandu (member); Sani Bara Zana (member); Aminu Musa Yaldu (member).