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President Buhari Appoints Former Super Eagles Striker, Amokachi, Special Assistant On Sports

Valentine Chinyem

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Daniel Amokachi, as his Special Adviser on Sports.

This was revealed on Thursday in a statement by the Media Office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare.

The former Super Eagles striker received his letter of appointment on August 17, 2020 and signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

The statement quoted the appointment letter as reading, “I am pleased to inform you that Mohammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has approved your appointment as Special Assistant on Sports. The appointment takes effect from the 11th of August, 2020.”

As Special Assistant on Sports, Amokachi is expected to advise the President on all sports matters.

Recall that Amokachi was earlier in the year named Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

Amokachi a.k.a ‘Da Bull’, began his career in Kaduna with Ranchers Bees, played for Club Brugge of Belgium, Besiktas of Turkey, Everton of England and Colorado Rapids of United States before retiring.