OFFICIAL: Abdul Adama quits as Kogi United, Confluence Queens’ Chairman

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Mallam Abdul Adama today Wednesday, April 1 voluntarily resigned his double-post as chairman of Kogi-United and Confluence Queens for reasons undisclosed, the management confirmed after he tendered his resignation.

Chairman of Kogi United - Mallama Abdul Adama
Chairman of Kogi United – Mallama Abdul Adama

Adama, who steered former Bukola Babes now Abubakar Bukola Saraki to an unprecedented success in the topflight, took over the reins at the Kogi state owned clubs on September 16, 2013 following the approval of governor Idris Wada.

The Kogi born football administrator,who has successfully repositioned and restructured the teams had earlier in January hinted newsmen of his possible intentions to quit his post, shocked many by his decision barely four months later to terminate his appointment after 19 months in-charge of the state-teams.

Now official announcement from the club, Adama said “This has been a very difficult decision to make as I enjoyed a good and progressive working condition throughout my appointment as chairman of Kogi United and Confluence Queens,” he begins.

“I remain grateful to Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State for the opportunity to serve and contribute my quota to the development of sports in our dear state,” Adama said.

In the meantime, who takes over the reins is yet to be known at press time as next in the saddle is no other than former Nigerian international and technical director Abdul Sule seemingly favoured for the vacant post on interim capacity.

abdul sule

Meanwhile, inside sources have confirmed to SavidNews that players of Kogi United and Confluence Queens have been given 10 days break to resume next Sunday April 12.

For the first time, Kogi United finished 7th in their last campaign of the Nigeria National League, NNL and Confluence Queens finished 5th in the last NWPL season.

This season has been tagged the “Season of Consolidation” for both clubs and he wished both clubs a successful outing in their leagues.

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