Very reliable sources within the
Athletics Federation of Nigeria and Nigeria sports circle have confirmed that the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare may have directed the immediate recall to the country of the technical director of the AFN Sunday Adeleye over glaring administrative lapses and violation of the rules and regulations of the IAAF, Completesports.com reports
The duo of Divine Oduduru and Blessing Okagbare, both medal hopefuls, stand disqualified for not showing up for the 100m they have been entered for albeit the athletes had informed the AFN they would not be running in the blue ribband race.
The Minister who had followed developments In Doha till the early hours of Sunday morning is said to have given the order of recall and probable immediate investigation of Adeleye, to establish the extent of negligence and administrative lapses that have brought international embarrassment to the country.
By Dare Esan