Former President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Solomon Ogba, has been appointed as Chief Scrutineer for the 51st IAAF Congress holding in London.
This was contained in a letter signed by the manager of Institutional Forums, in the Governance, Member & International Relations Department, Anne-Marie Garrigan of the IAAF which states that: “It is a pleasure to inform you that during its meeting on 31st July 2017, the IAAF Council has nominated you as a Scruitneer during the upcoming 51st IAAF Congress on 3rd August 2017.”
The former Delta State Sports Commissioner alongside Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations, BAAA Chief, Rosamunde Carey has been appointed Chief Scrutineers.
Others Scrutineeers are Mozambique Sarifa Fagilde, Kwan Kee from Hong Kong, Yoonis Yaqoob Issa Al Siyabi Timor Leste, Nijole Medvedeva from Lithuania, Israeli Jack Cohen, Canadia Gordon Orlikow, Linda Hammersley from New Zealand, Brian Roe from Australia, Mirian Cristina Ermacora from Argentina, and Manuel Bravo from Ecuador.
The 51st IAAF Congress in London will take place at the venue of the World Championships. The 2017 IAAF World Championship is the 16th edition and will hold August 4-13. It is to be sprinter Usain Bolt’s and distance runner Mo Farah’s last.