The minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has appointed Alhaji Abba Abdullahi Yola as his Chief Of Staff (COS).
Yola, a sports veteran, has been involved directly in sports for as an athlete/player and administrator.
A release made made available to Sportingtribune, by the media office of the Minister said Yola is expected to bring his vast experience to bear on this new assignment having worked closely with the ministry in the past.
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“He has acquired administrative and sport administration experience that can be used to enhance and better the administration of any government organization, most especially in the sports and youth sectors of the country,” the statement said.