PUMA Deal Latest: AFN Petitions Police,Wants Gusau Probed

first_img The contract for the PUMA deal is neither in the files at the Secretariat of the AFN at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja nor in the custody of the Secretary General who is legally recognised as the custodian of AFN’s documents,records and properties. The AFN attached to the petition a copy of a February 13,2020 letter received from PUMA which revealed some details of the contract and wants a full investigation launched by the Police. The AFN also attached to the petition amongst others report of its investigative committee which turned in a comprehensive report of criminal misappropriation of the federation’s funds by Gusau which led to partial or non-payment of allowances to athletes despite budgetary approval and release of corresponding funds. Read Also:Okon Thrilled With Athletes Performance At AFN All-Comers ‘We specifically request that Ibrahim Gusau be investigated for criminal liability based on evidence from the illegal PUMA deal,’wrote the AFN in the petition. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has dragged its impeached president,Shehu Ibrahim Gusau to the Police for criminal investigation of the deal signed with sportswear manufacturer,PUMA in July 2019. Okagbare  The petition,addressed to the Inspector General of Police and signed by its Secretary General,Prince Adisa Beyioku accused Gusau,president of AFN at the time of signing the deal with PUMA without the knowledge and approval of the board of the federation and especially that of the Secretary General in contravention of article 8.7.2 of the AFN constitution to wit articles 4.4.2,4.4.3 and 4.4.4 of the National Sports Federations Code of Governance 2017 recognised by the AFN constitution. Gusau and Sunday Adeleye,the then Technical Director of the AFN signed the deal on behalf of the federation without the knowledge and signature of the Secretary General who is its Chief Administrative and Chief Accounting Officer (article 4.4.2 of the National Sports Federations Code of Governance 2017) and who must be privy to all decisions of the AFN (article 4.4.4 of the National Sports Federations Code of Governance 2017). The AFN also accused its former president of nominating a private bank account,Dynamic Sporting Solutions owned by Sunday Adeleye to warehouse payments made by PUMA on behalf of the federation,a clear breach of not only the AFN constitution which makes the Secretary General the ‘A’ signatory to the federation’s bank account but also Nigeria’s extant laws. Loading… center_img Promoted ContentEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You6 TV Shows That Got Better After A Major Character Had Left5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Best Movie Cars You Could Own But Probably Can’t Afford6 Unforgettable Shows From The 90s That Need To Make A Comeback5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?10 Stargazing Locations To ‘Connect With Nature’last_img